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John Hope Franklin speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival
In Response To: John Hope Franklin Honored ()

John Hope Franklin, Duke University professor of history emeritus, is the author and editor of 17 books, including the best-selling "From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans."

As the first distinguished visiting scholar at the Library of Congress under the John W. Kluge Endowment, he completed his autobiography, "Mirror to America" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005).

For his academic achievements, his interventions with American racism and his numerous acts of public service, Franklin has been the recipient of many honors, including the Jefferson Medal, the Charles Frankel Prize, the NAACP's Spingarn Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Franklin lives in North Carolina.

Listen as John Hope Franklin discusses racism in the United States and his recent autobiography “Mirror To America.”

For an AfriGeneas review of "Mirrow To America", go to:;read=1354
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Go to WorldCat and find a nearby library that has a copy.

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