Walter Mosley
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Walter Mosley

Walter Ellis Mosley is a prominent American novelist, most widely recognized for his crime fiction. He has written a series of best-selling historical mysteries featuring the hard-boiled detective Easy Rawlins, a black private investigator and World War II veteran living in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles; they are perhaps his most popular works. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Walter Mosley has 22 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Forum. The year with the most videos was 2001 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 1,513 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2), Howard Zinn (2), Marie Arana (2). Most common tags: African Americans, Arts & Literature, World Trade Center / Pentagon Attacks.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 19

Previously

Member, Board of Directors, National Book Foundation c. November 6, 1996 - c. January 15, 1997 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • <em>By the Book</em>

    By the Book

    Pamela Paul, Nicholson Baker, Walter Mosley, Ann Patchett, and Francine Prose talked about Ms. Paul’s anthology, By the…

  • Panel Discussion on American Morality

    Panel Discussion on American Morality

    Panelists talked about contemporary moral and political questions, as well as James Baldwin’s statement that, “Any real change implies the breakup…

  • 2011 National Book Awards Ceremony

    2011 National Book Awards Ceremony

    The National Book Foundation presented the 2011 National Book Awards at a ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City with John…

  • <em>Twelve Steps Toward Political Revelation</em>

    Twelve Steps Toward Political Revelation

    Walter Mosley talked about his book, Twelve Steps Toward Political Revelation (Nation Books, 2011). In the book he draws on…

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