Highly Recommended…Book Discussion with Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill will discuss race in American politics and her best-selling book, The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama.

Ifill’s book profiles and critiques politicians such as Vernon Jordan, Colin Powell, Deval Patrick and Barack Obama. Based on her interviews, Ifill argues that America is at a pivotal moment where the Black political structure formed during the Civil Rights movement is giving way to a new generation of leadership.

Gwen Ifill is the managing editor and moderator for PBS’ “Washington Week.”  She is also the senior correspondent for the PBS “NewsHour.”

Monday, February 22, 2010
@ Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
901 G St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

Metro Center and Gallery Place subway stations

A book sale and signing will follow the program.


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