John Hope Franklin Turns 90 An eminent figure in African-American studies just turned 90. John Hope Franklin's birthday was celebrated by scholars and friends from across the country at North Carolina University in Durham. Leonida Inge from member station WUNC reports.

John Hope Franklin Turns 90

An eminent figure in African-American studies just turned 90. John Hope Franklin's birthday was celebrated by scholars and friends from across the country at North Carolina University in Durham. Leonida Inge from member station WUNC reports.

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