Lillian Smith Book Awards Readings

Mr. Manis and Mr. Powell talked about and read from their works and answered questions from the audience. Ms. Brooks gave a synopsis of Mr. Honey’s book and… read more

Mr. Manis and Mr. Powell talked about and read from their works and answered questions from the audience. Ms. Brooks gave a synopsis of Mr. Honey’s book and read excerpts from his book and from his letter of acceptance for this award. The award is given to fiction or non-fiction works on Southern racial and social issues.

Mr. Manis won for A Fire You Can’t Put Out: The Civil Rights Life of Birmingham’s Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth, published by the University of Alabama Press.

Mr. Honey won for Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism. and the Freedom Struggle, published by University of California Press.

Mr. Powell won for Troubled Memory: Anne Levy, the Holocaust and David Duke’s Louisiana, published by University of North Carolina Press. The book is about Anne Skorecki Levy, a Polish Holocaust survivor who confronted David Duke. It also relates the story of the Skorecki family in the Holocaust. close

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Program ID:
160806-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 02, 2000 | 11:38pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 06, 2002 | 11:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 02, 2000 | 11:38pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 08, 2001 | 3:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 06, 2002 | 11:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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