Marcus Books

Blanche Richardson talked about Marcus Books, the oldest independent African-American bookstore in the country. She shared the store’s history and its… read more

Blanche Richardson talked about Marcus Books, the oldest independent African-American bookstore in the country. She shared the store’s history and its importance to the community as a source of information and a meeting place during the civil rights movement.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Oakland, California, from October 31-November 5 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Marcus Books

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Program ID:
402682-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Oakland, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 02, 2016 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 01, 2016 | 12:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 02, 2016 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 03, 2016 | 3:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 03, 2016 | 9:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 31, 2016 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2016 | 12:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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