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2014 Book Expo America: Interview with Tavis Smiley, "Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year"

Tavis Smiley

About the Program

Author and talk show host Tavis Smiley discusses his forthcoming book Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.  Mr. Smiley talks to BookTV at Book Expo America, the publishing industry's annual trade show held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.

About the Authors

Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley is the author of numerous books, including What I Know for Sure: My Story of Growing Up in America and is the founder of the publisher, SmileyBooks.  He is the host of PBS's Tavis Smiley and The Tavis Smiley Show on Public Radio International.  For more information, visit tavistalks.com or via twitter @tavissmiley.


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2014 Book Expo America: Interview with Tavis Smiley, "Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year"

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, August 16th at 10:45am (ET)
  • Sunday, July 27th at 7pm (ET)
  • Monday, July 7th at 4am (ET)
  • Saturday, June 14th at 12pm (ET)
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