Rachel L. Swarns
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Rachel L. Swarns

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Rachel L. Swarns is an Author with six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 Forum as a Correspondent for South Africa in the New York Times. The year with the most videos was 2023 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 691 views per program as a Bureau Chief for Johannesburg in the New York Times. Most common tags: African American History, Family of President, Obama, Barack.

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Videos: 2 c. January 1, 1995 - Present Contributing Writer, [New York Times]

Videos: 1 c. August 13, 2003 - Present Correspondent, South Africa, [New York Times]

Videos: 1


Bureau Chief, Johannesburg, [New York Times] - c. January 1, 2012 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Author Discussion on American Slavery Today

    Author Discussion on American Slavery Today

    Authors Rachel Swarns, Nick Tabor and Kidada Williams looked at America’s history of slavery and how it continues to affect…

  • <em>The 272</em>

    The 272

    Author Rachel Swarns talked about the 272 enslaved people who were sold by Jesuit priests in 1838 to benefit what is now…

  • Newly Discovered Black History Photographs

    Newly Discovered Black History Photographs

    New York Times photo editor Darcy Eveleigh and journalist Rachel Swarns talked about their book Unseen: Unpublished Black…

  • <em>American Tapestry</em>

    American Tapestry

    Author Rachel L. Swarns discussed her book American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle…

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