Lee Stringer

Lee Stringer is a writer who lived, homeless and crack-addicted, on the streets of New York City from the early eighties until the mid—nineties. He is a former editor and columnist of 'Street News'. His essays and articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including 'The Nation', 'The New York Times', and 'Newsday'. He currently lives in Mamaroneck, New York. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Lee Stringer has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Interview.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Assuring Fair Elections Panel

    Assuring Fair Elections Panel

    Panelists talked about election procedures, the disputes arising over the 200 presidential elections, efforts to improve the accuracy of…

  • <em>Sleepaway School</em>

    Sleepaway School

    Mr. Dunbar interviewed Mr. Stringer about his second memoir Sleepaway School: Stories from a Boy’s Life, published by Seven Stories…

  • Author Interview

    Author Interview

  • <em>Grand Central Winter</em>

    Grand Central Winter

    Mr. Stringer discusses his book, Grand Central Winter, published by Seven Stories Press. The book is about Mr. Stringer’s life as…

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