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Sunday Cover (Family Secret) #876528

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 28, 2007
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The racial identity secret held by "New York Times" book critic Anatole Broyard††, who died in 1990, examined; details given about his Creole background and his parents' passing as white; family photos shown. [In interview, daughter "One Drop" author Bliss BROYARD†- talks about her earlier memories and what her father did and could have done for African American writers; comments on the resulting family rift and how people "pass."] Ohio State University study on fair-skinned blacks crossing the color line between 1861 and 1950 cited.
Mitchell, Russ

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