David Levering Lewis

David Levering Lewis

David Levering Lewis is the Julius Silver University Professor and Professor of History at New York University. He is twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, for part one and part two of his biography of W. E. B. Du Bois . He is the first author to win two Pulitzer Prizes for biography for back-to-back volumes. Wikipedia*

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David Levering Lewis has 20 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1993 Booknotes as a Professor. The year with the most videos was 2001 with four videos. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2), Laura Bush (2), Eric Foner (2). Most common tags: African Americans, U.S. History, African American History.

Appearances by Title:c. August 1, 2003 - Present Professor, History Department, New York University Videos: 8 c. August 1, 1985 - Present Professor, History Department, Rutgers University Videos: 12

Recent Appearances

  • African-American Politics and Culture

    African-American Politics and Culture

    Panelists talked about the internationalization of African-American politics and culture and the role of African Americans worldwide.…

  • Government Surveillance and Race, Part 1

    Government Surveillance and Race, Part 1

    A day-long conference was held examining historical and current perspectives of surveillance of black communities. Speakers included Pulitzer Prize-winner David Levering-Lewis talking about the history of…

  • The Compromise of 1850

    The Compromise of 1850

    Fergus Bordewich talked about the Compromise of 1850 and the two generations of senators who dominated the great debate. Mr.…

  • Historical Methods and Practice Panel

    Historical Methods and Practice Panel

    Eric Foner moderated a panel discussion, "How Can We Know (and Tell) What Happened in the Past?, with authors Jill Lepore, David Levering…

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