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What is Africa's Legacy? / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Big Questions Series [the UN-EDITIED RECORDING: 11/02/99]

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What is Africa's Legacy? / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Big Questions Series [the UN-EDITIED RECORDING: 11/02/99]
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[Note: The Un-editied Recordings of] What is Africa's Legacy? / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Second lecture in the series The Big Questions produced by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles. The Big Questions, a celebration of writing, reading, and public debate, and features visionary thinkers in the arts, sciences, and humanities who are asking new questions, challenging accepted theories, and reframing ancient dialects. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. speaks about Encyclopedia Africana and the 90 year journey in getting it published. He begins with W.E.B. Dubois in 1908. The Big Question Series was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities and through the generosity of Peg Yorkin. Louis Steinman curated the series. Recorded November 2, 1999 Produced by Brian DeShazor and Mark Torres Broadcast KPFK, February, 1999

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November 2, 1999
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February, 1999
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90 min. each ?
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Los Angeles, Pacifica Radio Archive, 1999
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RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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