In Depth with Ellis Cose
Ellis Cose talked about his life and career. He reacted to video clips of a political speech by Representative Andre Carson (D-IN),… read more
Ellis Cose talked about his life and career. He reacted to video clips of a political speech by Representative Andre Carson (D-IN), presidential candidate Barack Obama’s March 18, 2008, speech in Philadelphia, and Randall Kennedy responding to a question on “After Words.” Topics included the political issues of the day, the current state of racism in America, and the role of the news media. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
His former positions included contributing editor for Newsweek magazine, chairman of the editorial board of the New York Daily News, and president and chief executive officer of the Institute for Journalism Education. His books include: The Press (1989); A Nation of Strangers (1992); The Rage of a Privileged Class (1993); Color-Blind (1997); The Envy of the World (2002); Bone to Pick (2004); and The End of Anger (2011). His writings also include the Rockefeller Foundation report Beyond Brown v. Board and the Institute for Justice and Journalism report Killing Affirmative Action. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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