Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. in Conversation with Rick Kogan

June 29, 2009

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Chicago Public Library and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission present a unique look at how the stories we tell shape history and how history shapes our stories with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Through several books and PBS specials - most recently Looking for Lincoln - Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has encouraged people from all walks of life to explore their unique personal stories and the impact of those stories on our national history. With renowned author and journalist Rick Kogan weaving in tales of Chicago, listen in for an entertaining and enlightening meeting of minds.

 

Recorded Monday, June 29, 2009 at Harold Washington Library Center.