INTERVIEW: The Leonard Lopate Show

INTERVIEW: The Leonard Lopate Show

Posted on Apr 20, 2012 in Audio, Booker's Place, Interviews

“Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story” [From WNYC.org] In 1965, Frank De Felitta made a documentary about the civil rights struggle in the Mississippi Delta. A black waiter named Booker Wright, who worked at a “whites only” restaurant, spoke openly about his thoughts on segregation in the film, and as a result, he lost his job […]