Book Discussion on Lily of the Mohawks
Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the life of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman who… read more
Author Jack Casey talked about his book Lily of the Mohawks, in which he chronicles the life of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman who survived smallpox, lost her family to the disease, and was eventually baptized as a Roman Catholic. The book was re-released after Tekakwitha became the first-ever Native American Catholic saint in October 2012.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Albany, New York to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local 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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