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National Book Festival

Patricia Sullivan is associate professor of history and African-American studies at the University of South Carolina and a fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University. She is the author of "Days of Hope: Race and Democracy in the New Deal Era,"" co-editor of "Civil Rights in the United States" (2000) and the author of "Freedom Writer: Virginia Foster Durr, Letters from the Civil Rights Years." Her most recent book is "Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement "(2009).

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Patricia Sullivan