Film, Video Tom Shachtman: Airlift to America

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Title
Tom Shachtman: Airlift to America
Summary
Tom Shactman discusses his book "Airlift to America: How Barack Obama Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya and 800 East African Students Changed Their World and Ours." Cora Weiss speaks from personal experience about the airlifts and activities of the African American Students Foundation, which funded, coordinated and supported the airlifts. The event is sponsored by the African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division.
Event Date
March 12, 2010
Notes
-  Cora Weiss is the former Executive Director of the African American Students Foundation.
-  Tom Shachtman is a filmmaker, educator and author of more than 30 non-fiction books. He has produced and directed documentaries for major television networks such as ABC, CBS, NBC and PBS.
Related Resources
African and Middle Eastern Division: https://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/
Running Time
59 minutes 58 seconds
Online Format
video

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