The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

Jeff Hobbs talked about his book, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League, in which… read more

Jeff Hobbs talked about his book, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League, in which he recounts the life and death of his college roommate, Robert Peace, who was raised in a poor neighborhood of Newark, New Jersey, and attended Yale University. In his book, the author recalls Robert Peace’s difficulty transitioning from Yale to Newark and back again over his four years in school, and explores how class, race, family, and community affected the late biochemistry student. Jeff Hobbs spoke at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York. close

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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

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Program ID:
321867-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 26, 2014 | 11:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 07, 2014 | 5:49am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 26, 2014 | 11:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 07, 2014 | 5:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
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