My Fathers Houses: Memoir of a Family

Steven Roberts talked about his book My Fathers' Houses: Memoir of a Family, published by William Morrow. This family memoir traces the story of Steven… read more

Steven Roberts talked about his book My Fathers' Houses: Memoir of a Family, published by William Morrow. This family memoir traces the story of Steven Roberts' father and grandfather’s move from Russia to America. Set in the forties and fifties, the author described the immigrant experience after his family settled into a suburb of New Jersey in a house that was built by his grandfather. He discussed his life growing up in northern New Jersey and his Jewish family’s Old World ties to Eastern Europe. He also talked about how he met his wife Cokie, a correspondent for ABC Television. Following his presentation, Mr. Roberts responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Call-In
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 25, 2005 | 3:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 24, 2005 | 2:25pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 25, 2005 | 3:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 14, 2005 | 1:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2005 | 2:25pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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