Henry Louis Gates on Lincoln, Obama, and Race
Related Videos
Popular
Most Recent
Most Viewed

Description


Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discusses two books he has coming out in early 2009 -- Lincoln on Slavery and Race (Princeton) and In Search of Our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past (Crown Books). The Lincoln book is a companion piece to a PBS documentary. In this video Gates talks about the commonalities between Lincoln and Obama.