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Colored people : a memoir.

Author: C-SPAN (Television network); C-SPAN Archives.; National Cable Satellite Corporation.
Publisher: West Lafayette, Ind. : C-SPAN Archives, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
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The author discussed his book, Colored People: A Memoir, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book details what it was like to be of African descent between 1950 and 1970, when "colored" was the name used by members of the race themselves. Professor Gates said he would like to write a book about each subsequent name, such as "Negro" and "black."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: C-SPAN (Television network); C-SPAN Archives.; National Cable Satellite Corporation.
OCLC Number: 214278535
Notes: "Copyright National Cable Satellite Corporation"--Disc.
Performer(s): Interviewer: Brian Lamb ; Interviewee: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Description: 1 videodisc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.

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The author discussed his book, Colored People: A Memoir, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book details what it was like to be of African descent between 1950 and 1970, when "colored" was the name used by members of the race themselves. Professor Gates said he would like to write a book about each subsequent name, such as "Negro" and "black."

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