James Murray Kempton was an influential American journalist and social and political commentator. He won a National Book Award in 1974 for 'The Briar Patch: The People of the State of New York versus Lumumba Shakur, et al. Wikipedia*
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Murray Kempton has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Booknotes.