NC Bookwatch

Patricia Bell-Scott, The Firebrand & The First Lady

Season 1800 Episode 1816 | 26m 46s

Author Patricia Bell-Scott's latest book tells the story of the brilliant writer-turned-activist, Pauli Murray, & her long friendship with Eleanor Roosevelt – a friendship that changed both of their lives. Ms. Bell-Scott draws on letters, journals, diaries, & other sources to present this close-up portrait of a friendship that helped alter the course of race, racism, & social justice in America.

Aired: 05/19/16

Rating: NR

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