This lively hour-long interview program was produced by The HistoryMakers, the nation's largest African American video oral history archive. The program provides an interesting and rarely seen inside look into the life and career of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. A native of West Virginia, Gates returns to his birth state to share his story with CNN White House Correspondent Suzanne Malveaux. Taped on February 18, 2010 in front of a live audience at The Culture Center in the State Capital of Charleston, A CONVERSATION WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR. provides a wonderful and insightful look into the life of this history "change agent." The HistoryMakers also honored Dr. Hazo Carter, President of West Virginia University, Eloise Gentry, President of The Gary Urban League and Andrew Taylor, General Manager of Microsoft Corporation during the program.
Length: 56 minutes