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John Hope Franklin: African-American Historian

John Hope Franklin died March 25 at the age of 94. As a historian, scholar, and activist Franklin advanced African-American causes throughout his career. Fresh Air remembers the historian and scholar with an interview from 1990.


Other segments from the episode on March 27, 2009

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 27, 2009: Interview with James Franco; Obituary for John Hope Franklin; Review of the film "Goodbye Solo."


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