National Book Award of 1901 Debate

The panelists presented their arguments for the book most worthy of the National Book Award in 1901, some fifty years before the actual award was created. The… read more

The panelists presented their arguments for the book most worthy of the National Book Award in 1901, some fifty years before the actual award was created. The books up for consideration were Booker T. Washington’s Up From Slavery (Gomes), Rudyard Kipling’s Kim (Lasky), and John Muir’s Our National Parks (Wilson). Following the panelists' debate, the audience members voted in favor of John Muir’s Our National Parks. Mr. Lydon moderated the discussion. close

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National Book Award of 1901 Debate

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Program ID:
167424-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Nov 25, 2001 | 4:11pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 13, 2002 | 11:54pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 25, 2001 | 4:11pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 02, 2001 | 7:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 13, 2002 | 11:54pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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