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Encore Booknotes: Henry Louis Gates, "Colored People: A Memoir"

Henry Louis Gates

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Henry Louis Gates is the W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of Humanities and Humanities Chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies at Harvard University. He is the author of "Colored People" co-editor with Kwame Anthony Appiah of Encarta Africana, and a frequent contributor to The New Yorker. He has received many honors, including a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship and the National Humanities Medal.  This Booknotes was taped in 1994.

 

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Henry Louis Gates

Henry Louis Gates is the director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University.  Mr. Gates is the author of several books, including America Behind the Color Line and In Search of our Roots.  Mr. Gates co-edited Africana with Kwame Anthony Appiah.


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