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American Originals: Booker T. Washington

Narrated by: Patrick N. Allitt
Length: 29 mins
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Booker T. Washington is one of America's greatest success stories. Born a slave, he rose to a position of wealth and influence as an educator and race leader. However he was criticized for failing to speak out against worsening segregation, lynching, and other violations of African-American rights.

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