Tag: History
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Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Austin summarizes the EPI’s “The Unfinished March” report, which addresses changes that have—or have not—occurred in the 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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Interview
Airdate: August 28, 2013

Carson reflects on the 1963 march—his first demonstration—and one of its complex and multifaceted leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Two longtime activists—the Children’s Defense Fund founder and the former Civil Rights Commission chair—discuss the work being done to make the goals of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom a reality.

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Interview
Airdate: August 28, 2013

Two of Dr. King’s three surviving children talk about the legacy of their activist father.

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Interview
Airdate: August 26, 2013

The only surviving speaker from the 1963 March on Washington, Lewis reflects on his involvement—as a then-23-year-old student leader—in what would become a turning point for the civil rights movement.

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Interview
Airdate: August 26, 2013

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the three-part history of the civil rights movement and its most charismatic leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., sets the frame for the 1963 march.

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Interview
Airdate: July 10, 2013

Historian Reiss shares the backstory of his award-winning and fascinating biography, The Black Count—about the “real Count of Monte Cristo,” Gen. Alexander Dumas.

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Interview
Airdate: July 3, 2013

West explains his mission to tell the compelling story of the American West and the people who created its history and shape the present and future.

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Interview
Airdate: May 10, 2013

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we highlight the reflections of past guests about their relationships with their moms.

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Blog: A Look BackBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 7th, 2013

In 2004 and again in 2005, Essie Mae Washington-Williams sat down with us and shared the story of her secret parentage and details from her memoir, Dear Senator.

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