Breaking Barriers: A Memoir

Mr. Rowan’s book relates his personal experiences with the changing face of race relations during the past 50 years. He describes barriers… read more

Mr. Rowan’s book relates his personal experiences with the changing face of race relations during the past 50 years. He describes barriers in the press, military, and government. He gives his opinion on political leaders and what they have done to help or hinder race relations. Mr. Rowan was one of the first black officers in the U.S. Navy. He has served as a journalist, a State Department spokesperson, an ambassador to Finland, and the head of the U.S. Information Agency. close

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Program ID:
16187-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 03, 1991 | 8:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Sep 30, 2000 | 1:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Feb 03, 1991 | 8:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 03, 1991 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 04, 1991 | 6:13am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 30, 2000 | 1:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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