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Personal Audio Interviews And Excerpts Given By And Given To Alex Haley
Everyone knows Alex Haley as the world-renowned author of the international bestseller Roots, and as the writer who collaborated with Malcolm X on his historic autobiography. What many people don't know is that Alex Haley began his professional writing career as a journalist, which earned him the plum assignment as Playboy's first—and foremost—interviewer. Therefore, this page will feature all interviews given by and given to Alex Haley in audio format as well as audio interviews by close friends honoring Alex Haley.



The Story Of The Coast Guard • The South Is A Place Of Hands
The Story Of The Coast Guard
Narrator: Alex Haley  January 1990
United States Coast Guard Band
The South Is A Place Of Hands
Narrator: Alex Haley January 1989
William R. Ferris Collection

(The Story Of The Coast Guard and The South Is A Place Of Hands audio clips by Alex Haley are presented under the Creative Commons License. © 1990 The United States Coast Guard Band. © 1989 William R. Ferris. All Rights Reserved.)


Stories Under African Skies • Audio Narrations By Alex Haley
Introduction By Alex Haley
Narrator: Alex Haley  January 1, 1992
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Secular Introduction By Alex Haley
Narrator: Alex Haley  January 1, 1992
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Religious Introduction By Alex Haley
Narrator: Alex Haley  January 1, 1992
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Conclusion By Alex Haley
Narrator: Alex Haley  January 1, 1992
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

(The above audio narrations are presented under the Creative Commons License. Stories Under African Skies: Stories in the African American Tradition. © 1992, 2005 by The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. All Rights Reserved.)


Before This Anger • Malcolm X: The Conference
Before This Anger
Alex Haley  November 25, 1968
Story of Slave Ancestors
Malcolm Remembered
Alex Haley  November 1, 1990
Malcolm X: The Conference

(Before This Anger and Malcolm Remembered: 25 Years of Research and Retrospective Reflection are presented under the Creative Commons License. © 1968 The Trustees of Hamilton College. © 1990 CUNY. All Rights Reserved.)


Alex Haley Speaking At University of California, Los Angeles
Alex Haley Speaking At UCLA
Alex Haley  November 14, 1968
Department of Communication Studies
Alex Haley Speaking At UCLA
Alex Haley  February 14, 1973
Department of Communication Studies

(These lectures are presented under the Creative Commons License. © 1968, 1973 Social Sciences Division UCLA. All Rights Reserved.)


Exclusive Audio Interviews Celebrating 25 Years of Roots
LeVar Burton (Played: Kunta Kinte)
Host: Monica Haynes  January 15, 2002
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Audio Excerpts
Dr. Maya Angelou (Played: Nyo Boto)
Host: Tavis Smiley  January 21, 2002
National Public Radio (NPR)
Leslie Uggams (Played: Kizzy)
Host: Tavis Smiley  January 21, 2002
National Public Radio (NPR)
Lynne Moody (Played: Irene)
Host: Tavis Smiley  January 22, 2002
National Public Radio (NPR)
George Stanford Brown (Played: Tom)
Host: Tavis Smiley  January 22, 2002
National Public Radio (NPR)
William Haley And George Haley
Host: Tavis Smiley  January 23, 2002
National Public Radio (NPR)
Memories And Reflections On Roots
Host: Tavis Smiley  January 24, 2002
National Public Radio (NPR)
LeVar Burton And John Amos
Host: Tavis Smiley  January 24, 2002
National Public Radio (NPR)
Professor Kimberly Williams Crenshaw
Host: Tavis Smiley  January 25, 2002
National Public Radio (NPR)

(The above audio clips are presented under the Creative Commons License. © 2002 NPR, © 2002 PG Publishing. All Rights Reserved.)


Exclusive Audio Interviews Celebrating 30 Years of Roots
LeVar Burton: The Power of Roots
Rebecca Roberts  January 28, 2007
National Public Radio (NPR)
Nannie And Bill Haley
Host: Dan Kramer  May 30, 2007
Public Radio Exchange (PRX)
Bill Haley And Juliet Walker
Host: Farai Chideya  June 4, 2007
National Public Radio (NPR)
Haley's Comet: An Introduction
By Michael Eric Dyson  June 2007
BBC Audiobooks America (AudioGO)
Honorable Karen Morris
Loretta Kloda  September 25, 2007
Brighton Memorial Library
Alex Haley: Return to Roots
Host: Jackie Leo  March 12, 2008
Reader's Digest Association

(The above audio clips are presented under the Creative Commons License. © 2007 NPR, © 2007 PRX. All Rights Reserved.)


Past Curators Discuss Alex Haley And His Henning Museum
Lucas Johnson & Fred Montgomery
Host: Tavis Smiley  January 5, 2004
National Public Radio (NPR)
Beverly Johnson Program Director
Host: Eleanor Boudreau  June 18, 2012
Public Radio Exchange (PRX)

(The above audio clips are presented under the Creative Commons License. © 2004 NPR, © 2012 WKNO FM. All Rights Reserved.)


Exclusive Audio Interviews Honoring Alex Haley
Honoring Alex Haley
Tamika Newhouse  June 4, 2008
Blog Talk Radio (AAMBC)
A Tribute To Alex Haley
John L. Hanson, Jr.  February 12, 2009
University of Texas: Austin (KUT)

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