Book Discussion on Dream City: Race, Power and Decline of DC

The authors discussed their book, [Dream City: Race, Power, and the
Decline of DC], published by Simon and Schuster. They focused on
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The authors discussed their book, [Dream City: Race, Power, and the

Decline of DC], published by Simon and Schuster. They focused on

former Washington, DC Mayor Marion Barry, his rise to political

power, his arrest by the black chief of police, and his current

campaign to recover the mayorship. They also described Washington’s

legacy of racism, white guilt, and current African American

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Book Discussion on Dream City: Race, Power and Decline of DC

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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 2, 1994
Last Aired:
Oct 3, 1994

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  • Oct 02, 1994 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 02, 1994 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 03, 1994 | 2:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 03, 1994 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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