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
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