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This edition: Reading is Still Fundamental

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 12, 2012.

First aired: March 26, 2012.

In this episode of African American Legends, Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr. is joined by Author & National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Walter Dean Myers. Walter Dean Myers shares why it is important for children to read versus watching television to increase their vocabulary and how the home is one of the most influential place children will develop their language skills.

Guest List

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Director, Urban Education Policy Center, CUNY Graduate Center.

Walter Dean Myers Author, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

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