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  • emWEB DuBoisem
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    W.E.B. DuBois

    Professor Levering talked about his book W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963, published by Henry Holt and Co. The book is the second volume of a…

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  • Writings of B Washington and Du Bois
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    Writings of B. Washington and Du Bois

    Guests examined the history of the early struggle for civil rights and the development of modern black culture through the writings of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. Among the topics…

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    W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography of a Race

    Professor David Levering Lewis discussed his book, W.E.B. Dubois: The Biography of a Race, 1868-1919, published by Henry Holt and Company, Inc. The book is the first volume of a two volume…

    2,956 views
  • Writers of the Harlem Renaissance
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    Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

    Mrs. Bush and other talked about the writers of the Harlem Renaissance and their influence on American arts and culture. They also talked about the African-American experience in the early…

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  • Biographies
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    Biographies

    The panel of award-winning biographers talked about the highs and lows of writing biographies and shared stories about working on their famous subjects. Mr. Caro wrote Master of the Senate:…

    224 views
  • National Book Festival Gala
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    National Book Festival Gala

    In a gala event to open the National Book Festival, sponsored by the Library of Congress, authors talked about books that influenced their lives.

    212 views
  • Modern Visionaries
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    Modern Visionaries

    Three biographers discuss their subjects as representative examples of modern visionaries. The panelists are Stanley Wolpert, author of Ghandi’s Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma…

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    W.E.B. DuBois

    Professor David Levering Lewis read excerpts from his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography W.E.B. DuBois and talked about DuBois' life and career. Professor Lewis is the Martin Luther King…

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  • Open Phones with David Levering Lewis
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    Open Phones with David Levering Lewis

    Professor Lewis talked about his book W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963, published by Henry Holt & Co. The book is the second volume of a biography…

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  • National Book Award Finalists Readings
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    National Book Award Finalists Readings

    Finalists for the National Book Awards 2000 in non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature read from their works. Mr. Cadnum read from The Book of the Lion, published by Viking…

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  • BookTV Anniversary
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    BookTV Anniversary

    In celebration of BookTV’s one year anniversary, authors talked about how they write biographies and the historical significance of their works. They also answered audience calls.

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  • State of US History
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    State of U.S. History

    History professors talked about the state of U.S. history during a forum at Columbia University moderated by Professor Brinkley. Following their discussion, panelists answered questions…

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