Q&A with Clarence Lusane

Clarence Lusane spoke about his book The Black History of the White House, a historical narrative detailing the contributions of past and… read more

Clarence Lusane spoke about his book The Black History of the White House, a historical narrative detailing the contributions of past and present African Americans in the White House. He recounted little-known stories from such individuals as Oney Judge, slave to George and Martha Washington; and Paul Jennings, owned by James and Dolly Madison. The book explores emancipation, reconstruction, the civil rights movement and its aftermath, and contemporary issues arising from the Obama presidency. He spoke of his formative childhood years, including his vivid memories of when his mother and sister were shot during a city-wide riot in Detroit in July of 1967. close

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

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Q&A with Clarence Lusane

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Q&A
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 28, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 27, 2012

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  • Aug 28, 2011 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 29, 2011 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 2012 | 10:07pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2012 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2012 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2012 | 3:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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