Fresh Air, A'Lelia Bundles (Nonfiction) - Terry Gross

Fresh Air, A'Lelia Bundles (Nonfiction)

By Terry Gross

  • Release Date: 2001-02-15
  • Genre: News
  • ℗ © 2001 WHYY-FM

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Summary : Fresh Air, A'Lelia Bundles (Nonfiction)

Former Washington deputy bureau chief for ABC News and award winning producer A'Lelia Bundles on this edition of Fresh Air. Her new book is a biography of her great-great-grandmother Madam C.J. Walker, On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker. Walker was the daughter of slaves, and a widow at the age of 20. She built a business empire creating hair products for African-American women, and then turned her wealth into philanthropy. Her friends included W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington. (Broadcast Date: February 15, 2001)

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