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Book TV at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Heather Williams, "Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery"

Heather Williams

About the Program

Book TV sat down with Professor Heather Williams to talk about her book, "Help Me to Find My People," which looks at family separations during slavery and the efforts to reunite families after emancipation.  This interview was conducted on the campus of the University of North Carolina and is part of Book TV's College Series.     

About the Authors

Heather Williams

Heather Williams is an associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She is the author of "American Slavery: A Very Short Introduction" and "Self-Taught: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom." 

 


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Book TV at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Heather Williams, "Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery"

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Past Airings

  • Monday, June 30th at 1am (ET)
  • Sunday, June 29th at 1pm (ET)
  • Saturday, June 28th at 8:15pm (ET)
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