WNYC-New York Public Radio Interview

On the right side of this page is an audio interview from a 1993 taping of the Brian Lehrer show on WNYC-New York Public Radio featuring guest James Cone, a professor at Union Theological Seminary in New York City.

The topic of the show was the legacies of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, twenty-five years after King’s assassination.

At the beginning of the audio clip, Brian Lehrer announces a surprise caller and that caller is Arthur Ashe. Ashe shares his views on how King and Malcolm X affected his youth and their continuing influence in ’90s popular culture.

— Also on the right side of this page, there is a
Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe interview with Brian Lehrer,
which is a prelude to the above noted WNYC New York Public
Radio interview with Arthur Ashe.

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Arthur Ashe – Career Review

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WNYC-New York Public Radio – Brian Lehrer Show – 1993

Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe Interview with Brian Lehrer
Prelude to the Above WNYC New York Public Radio Interview with Arthur Ashe