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Richard Rodriguez

Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 20060503, 20041006

Peabody Award-winning essayist and PBS Newshour commentator, Richard Rodriguez discusses race, religion, sexuality, and politics with New Letters’ editor Robert Stewart.  They reference Rodriguez’s controversial book, Brown: The Last Discovery of America in which he describes a breakdown of class, race and language to shape personal identity.

| Subject Matter: Race, Religion, Sexuality, Politics | Interview Year: 2003 | Genre: Nonfiction | Awards: Peabody Award |

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