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TITLE: White: The Biography of Walter White, Mr. NAACP
SPEAKER: Kenneth Janken
EVENT DATE: 2003/02/25
RUNNING TIME: 36 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
The author discusses the first biography about Walter White, who served as executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1931 to 1955, and is credited with bringing the NAACP to national prominence.
Speaker Biography: Kenneth Janken is associate professor of Afro-American Studies and adjunct professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of "Rayford W. Logan and the Dilemma of the African American Intellectual."
SERIES: Books & Beyond