Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Maya Angelou has 26 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Committee. The year with the most videos was 2008 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 12,365 views per program. Most appearances with Dorothy I. Height (5), Bill Clinton (4), Barack Obama (4). Most common tags: African Americans, King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr., Gender Issues.

Appearances by Title:c. September 1, 1982 - Present Professor, American Studies, Wake Forest University Videos: 26

Recent Appearances

  • 2013 National Book Awards

    2013 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 2013 National Book Awards at a ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The…

  • Interview with Maya Angelou

    Interview with Maya Angelou

    Author and Poet Maya Angelou was interviewed during the 2013 National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony at Cipriani…

  • Women Civil Rights Leaders, Part 1

    Women Civil Rights Leaders, Part 1

    As part of the prelude to the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation…

  • 2010 Medal of Freedom Recipients

    2010 Medal of Freedom Recipients

    President Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 2010 recipients. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the…

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