Taylor Branch
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Taylor Branch

Taylor Branch is an American author and historian best known for his award-winning trilogy of books chronicling the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and much of the history of the American Civil Rights Movement. Wikipedia*

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Taylor Branch has 35 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Call-In. The year with the most videos was 2013 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 12,731 views per program. Most appearances with Andrew Young (2), Connie Doebele (2), Roger Wilkins (2). Most common tags: King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr., African Americans, Minorities.

Appearances by Title:c. April 25, 1998 - Present Historian Videos: 35

Recent Appearances

  • Researching and Writing Biographies

    Researching and Writing Biographies

    Taylor Branch talked about the challenges of researching and writing biographies. His trilogy on the civil rights era…

  • College Athletes and Academics

    College Athletes and Academics

    NCAA President Mark Emmert, two former college football players, author and historian Taylor Branch, and other witnesses…

  • President Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr.

    President Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Panelists talked about the relationship between President Lyndon Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr. The panel, “LBJ and MLK: Fulfilling…

  • <em>The King Years</em>

    The King Years

    Taylor Branch talked about his book, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement, in which he presents his…

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