Book Discussion on Business in Black and White

Robert Weems talked about his book, Business in Black and White: American Presidents and Black Entrepreneurs in the Twentieth Century.… read more

Robert Weems talked about his book, Business in Black and White: American Presidents and Black Entrepreneurs in the Twentieth Century. Professor Weems revealed that government support for black businesses started with President Hoover, but fluctuated over the succeeding administrations. He was interviewed in his office at Wichita State University.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Wichita, Kansas, on May 7-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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

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Book Discussion on Business in Black and White

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 3, 2012

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  • Jun 02, 2012 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2012 | 5:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 7:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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