Birmingham Public Library on C-SPAN
- From: Jim Baggett [jbaggett@...]
Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 4:43 PM
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Subject: BPL on C-SPAN
Tune in to C-SPAN this Saturday afternoon at 1:45 P.M. or anytime on the C-SPAN web site to see the Book TV program recorded at the Birmingham Public Library on April 9th. C-SPAN broadcasts in 90 countries around the world.
In the program Barnard College and Columbia University professor Jonathan Rieder and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Diane McWhorter discuss Rieder’s new book Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail and the Struggle That Changed a Nation. Called “A sparkling reconsideration” by Booklist, Gospel of Freedom delves deeply into Martin Luther King’s Letter, examining its timeless message and its crucial position in the history of civil rights.