Achebe at 70: Birthday Celebration

Professor Achebe, a Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian novelist, was honored on his 70th birthday. On stage before an audience, Ms. Morrison and… read more

Professor Achebe, a Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian novelist, was honored on his 70th birthday. On stage before an audience, Ms. Morrison and President Botstein reminisced with Professor Achebe about his writing and his life experiences, and about theirs. Achebe is said to have pioneered the modern African novel with his 1958 Things Fall Apart. Following their discussion, the panelists responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Achebe at 70: Birthday Celebration

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Program ID:
160918-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 23, 2000 | 8:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 03, 2001 | 12:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 23, 2000 | 8:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2000 | 3:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 2001 | 8:17am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2001 | 12:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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