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    African-American History as American History

    Panelists talked about the role of African-American history in American history. “African American History as American History” was a session of “The Future of the African American Past,” a…

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    In Depth with Nell Irvin Painter

    Author and historian Nell Irvin Painter was interviewed about her life, her career, and her body of writings. She responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic mail. Two video clips were shown of…

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    Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol

    Author Nell Irvin Painter talked about her book Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol, published by W.W. Norton. It chronicled the life of Sojourner Truth, a former slave, who became a…

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    Writing History Vividly

    Moderated by Mr. Lamb, the panelists talk about the art of writing colorful narrative history. Robert Caro’s books include The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York and three…

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