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Critiquing the Discourse on Race in the Presidential Election

Political science professor and author Ron Walters has advised the Congressional Black Caucus and been a consultant to Jesse Jackson's presidential campaigns. He is the author of "Black Presidential Politics in America," which offers a history of and strategic approach for blacks breaking into presidential politics.


Other segments from the episode on October 12, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 12, 1992: Interview with Stephanie Coontz; Interview with Ron Walters; Review of Doris Lessing's book "African Laughter."


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