Film, Video Henry Louis Gates Jr.: 2019 National Book Festival
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- Henry Louis Gates Jr.: 2019 National Book Festival
- Henry Louis Gates Jr. discussed "Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow" at the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- August 31, 2019
- - Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. An award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic and institution builder, Gates has written or co-written 22 books and created 18 documentary films, including "Finding Your Roots." His six-part PBS documentary, "The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross," earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Historical Program-Long Form, as well as a Peabody Award, Alfred I. du Pont-Columbia University Award and an NAACP Image Award. Gates's new book for young people (with Tonya Bolden) is "Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow." His new book for adults is "Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy and the Rise of Jim Crow."
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