Ishmael Beah
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Ishmael Beah

Ishmael Beah is a Sierra Leonean author and human rights activist who rose to fame with his acclaimed memoir, 'A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier'. His first novel, 'Radiance of Tomorrow', was published in January 2014. Wikipedia*

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Ishmael Beah has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2007 Interview as a Member for the Children's Rights Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Watch. Most common tag: Africa.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2007 - Present Member, Children's Rights Advisory Committee, Human Rights Watch Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • Panel Discussion on War Stories

    Panel Discussion on War Stories

    Authors Candace Millard, Ishmael Beah, Colonel Gregory Fontenot (Retired), and Whitney Terrell talk about war stories. They…

  • <em>Radiance of Tomorrow</em>

    Radiance of Tomorrow

    Ishmael Beah talked about his novel, Radiance of Tomorrow, about life in Sierra Leone following the Civil War that ended in…

  • Book and Author Breakfast

    Book and Author Breakfast

    Panelists including Ishmael Beah, author of The Radiance of Tomorrow: A Novel, Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of The Bully…

  • <em>Radiance of Tomorrow</em>

    Radiance of Tomorrow

    Ishmael Beah, a former child soldier, talked about his forthcoming book, Radiance of Tomorrow. It is a novel set after the civil…

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