Historian Robert Norrell on the life of Booker T. Washington

    We take a look at the life and career of Booker T. Washington, who managed to lift himself out of slavery, build the Tuskegee Institute, an institution of higher learning in Alabama, and become the first African-American to dine at the White House. Our guest is ROBERT NORRELL, author of “Up From History: The Life of Booker T. Washington. He is Professor of History at the University of Tennessee. Listen to the mp3

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