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Continuous coverage of the history and biography tent was shown. A number of authors discussed their recent works and their experiences as… read more

Continuous coverage of the history and biography tent was shown. A number of authors discussed their recent works and their experiences as researchers and writers. Speakers responded to audience questions.

The following authors participated:

Douglas Brinkley, author of Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War, published by William Morrow; Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery-the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, published by Viking Press; Representative John Lewis, author of Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, published by Harvest Books; Dorothy Height, author of Open Wide the Freedom Gates: A Memoir, published by PublicAffairs; Juan Williams, author of My Soul Looks Back in Wonder: Voices of the Civil Rights Experience, published by Sterling; Carlos Eire, author of Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy, published by Free Press; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, author of [Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story close

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Program ID:
183851-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 09, 2004 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 16, 2004 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Oct 09, 2004 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2004 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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