James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. His essays, as collected in 'Notes of a Native Son' , explore palpable yet unspoken intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America. Wikipedia*
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James Baldwin has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1963 Compiled Program. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1979 with an average of 9,161 views per program.