Saving Stories: James Baldwin Predicted Racial Reckoning In America A Half Century Ago

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In this latest edition of WUKY's award winning history program Saving Stories, Dr. Doug Boyd with the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries presents audio from a collection of interviews Robert Penn Warren conducted in 1964 on the unfolding Civil Rights Movement. On April 27, 1964 Penn Warren battled through equipment issues to have a candid conversation with James Baldwin. The author, lecturer and activist was featured in the recent Academy Award nominated documentary "I Am Not Your Negro."

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