Boss of the Grips

Historian Eric K. Washington recounted the life of James Williams, chief porter of Grand Central Terminal’s Red Caps in the early 1900s,… read more

Historian Eric K. Washington recounted the life of James Williams, chief porter of Grand Central Terminal’s Red Caps in the early 1900s, who was the face of his African-American workforce and championed their upward mobility. Mr. Washington is the author of Boss of the Grips: The Life of James H. Williams and the Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal Edit. close

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Boss of the Grips

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Program ID:
464871-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 14, 2019 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2020 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 14, 2019 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2019 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 05, 2020 | 5:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 22, 2020 | 9:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 22, 2020 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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