Tag: Books
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Interview
Airdate: April 10, 2014

Twenty years after the fall of apartheid and the first free elections in South Africa, Newman takes a look at the country today and discusses her text, After Freedom.

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Interview
Airdate: April 4, 2014

A curator and historian, Lewis discusses her provocative text, The Rise, which explores the inestimable value of often ignored ideas.

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Interview
Airdate: April 2, 2014

The acclaimed author unpacks his text on the single most important piece of legislation passed by Congress in American history—the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Interview
Airdate: April 1, 2014

Ambar examines the role of race, religion and identity politics in the U.S. and U.K. with a look at a 1964 debate speech given by controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X.

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Interview
Airdate: March 28, 2014

The Pulitzer Prize winner explains her interest in the charismatic leader about whom she writes in her latest text, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez.

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Interview
Airdate: March 27, 2014

Now a U.S. citizen, the former child slave opens up about her harrowing real-life story, as detailed in her book, Hidden Girl, and her subsequent life in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: March 24, 2014

The international relations scholar and author of Still Ours to Lead assesses America’s ability to shape international policy.

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Interview
Airdate: March 21, 2014

Long regarded as one of the funniest comedians around, Conway recounts stories from his inspiring memoir, What’s So Funny?

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Interview
Airdate: March 20, 2014

The award-winning writer dissects his groundbreaking biography of the controversial Black activist, Stokely Carmichael.

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Interview
Airdate: March 19, 2014

The award-winning journalist unpacks her new text on the state of our planet, The Sixth Extinction.