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Alex Haley talks about Black History Month
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[Alex Haley]
Original Airdate: 2/25/1991

Length: 00:05:36
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports that Alex Haley (author) discussed African American history and his work at a Black History Month event at Harvard University. Jones notes that Haley is in great demand as a speaker during Black History Month. Jones' report includes footage of Haley speaking to students and faculty at Harvard. Jones interviews Haley. Haley talks about how he came to write the novel Roots. Haley also discusses the importance of African American history and the importance of Black History Month. Haley believes that Black History Month is important because it draws attention to African American history. Haley says that he is concerned about a lack of historical awareness among African Americans. Jones's report is accompanied by footage from the television series based on Roots.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 7869   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 106795 
VHS cassette 106907 
Betacam cassette 106902 
digital betacam cassette 106897 

Subject : Keywords
African Americans - History
Universities and colleges

Subject : Personal Names
Haley, Alex
Jones, Marcus

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Harvard University

Subject : Geographic Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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