Q&A with Isabel Wilkerson

Isabel Wilkerson talked about her book The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (Random House, 2010). It… read more

Isabel Wilkerson talked about her book The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (Random House, 2010). It is the story of African-American migration from the South to the North and West during the period of 1915 to 1970. She tells the story through the eyes of three of the almost six million people who experienced the migration.

Isabel Wilkerson worked for The New York Times from 1984 to 1995. As Chicago bureau chief for that paper, she won a Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. She has taught at Emory, Princeton, and Harvard universities and is currently the director of the Narrative Nonfiction Program at Boston University College of Communication. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Q&A with Isabel Wilkerson

2,779 Views
Program ID:
295559-1
Category:
Q&A
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 26, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2014

Airing Details

  • Sep 26, 2010 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 26, 2010 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 27, 2010 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 2011 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 18, 2011 | 6:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 19, 2011 | 3:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2014 | 9:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 2014 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Q&A with Isabel Wilkerson

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:57:30
    Price:
    $19.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Length:
    00:57:30
    Price:
    $4.99
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Low
    Length:
    00:57:30
    Price:
    $3.99
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:57:30
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video