Arnold Rampersad is a biographer and literary critic born in Trinidad and Tobago. The first volume of his 'Life of Langston Hughes' was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and his 'Ralph Ellison: A Biography' was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. Wikipedia*
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Arnold Rampersad has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Forum as an Editor. The year with the most videos was 2002 with two videos. Most appearances with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (2), Cheryl Wall (2). Most common tags: Arts & Literature, African Americans, Hughes, Langston.