Film, Video Rising from the Rails

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Rising from the Rails
Author and journalist Larry Tye discusses his new book, which explores the 100 year history of the black men who worked on George Pullman's railroad sleeping cars.
Event Date
August 02, 2004
-  Larry Tye runs the new Health Coverage Fellowship, which is designed to help the media do a better job covering critical health care issues. From 1986 to 2001, he was a reporter at the Boston Globe, where he covered medicine, the environment, sports and carried out several investigative assignments. He also won a series of national reporting awards and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 1993-94.
Running Time
37 minutes, 35 seconds
Online Format

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