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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Charles F. Harris

Stearns, Scott; Burghelea, Neculai; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Publisher Charles F. Harris was born on January 3, 1934 in Portsmouth, Virginia. After graduating in 1955 from Virginia State University with a B.A. degree, Harris began his publishing career in 1956 at Doubleday & Company. As an editor of Doubleday's Publishing Division, he launched the Zenith Book Series. In 1967, he joined Random House as senior editor where he edited Amistad and also acquired The Greatest by Muhammad Ali with Richard Durham. In 1971, Harris was recruited to create and manage the Howard University Press where he served as the first chief executive, supervising all book publishing. In 1986, he founded Amistad Press which included works by John H. Johnson and Arthur Ashe. It featured the Amistad Literary Series which contained studies of Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Gloria Naylor, Alice Walker and Toni Morrison. Harris passed away on December 16, 2015 at age 81.
Performers
Shawn Wilson, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
293 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Charles F. Harris
Charles F. Harris
Credits
Videographer, Scott Stearns.; Videographer, Neculai Burghelea.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded New York, New York 2005 June 8.
Recorded New York, New York 2005 July 28.
Recorded New York, New York 2005 August 2.
Description
1 online resource (10 video files (4 hr., 52 min., 58 sec.)) : sound, color
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