PBS Books

Henry Louis Gates Jr. | 2019 National Book Festival

Clip: Season 6 | 11m 37s

Author, teacher, historian and filmmaker Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s latest book, 'Stony The Road,' Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow, was released in April, aligned with the premiere of the PBS documentary series "Reconstruction," which he hosted. Gates has also written books for younger readers such as 'Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow.'

Aired: 09/03/19

Rating: NR

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