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Henry Louis Gates, Jr., author : Colored people, a memoir : book review

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Public Affairs Video Archives.
Publisher: [S.l.] : C-SPAN : [Distributed by] C-SPAN Archives at Purdue University, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : 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: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Public Affairs Video Archives.
OCLC Number: 34975964
Notes: Title from opening credits.
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Performer(s): Interviewer: Brian Lamb; Interviewee : Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Event notes: Recorded September 29, 1994. Broadcast on the television program: Booknotes on October 9, 1994.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Colored people, a memoir
Booknotes (Television program)
Responsibility: C-SPAN.

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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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