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  • Gridlock or compromise?
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  • France 24
  • November 6, 2014
  • Obama isolated by midterm election results.
  • Obama's America
  • dorothy’s gallery, American Center for the Arts, Paris
  • September 17, 2012
  • Jake's speech opening night of the "Obama's America, les mille visages de l'Amérique" exhibit.
  • Not Disappointed by President Obama
  • Democrats Abroad
  • October 8, 2011
  • Democrats Abroad France held an event titled "Voices for Obama" at the Nikki Diana Marquandt Gallery in Paris. One of the speakers was the American author Jake Lamar. This clip is a shortened version of his talk.
  • Jake Lamar Pays Tribute to Hazel Rowley's Richard Wright Biography
  • Village Voice Bookshop, Paris
  • May 12, 2011
  • Jake Lamar pays tribute to Hazel Rowley's Richard Wright biography, "Richard Wright: The Life and Times".
  • Jake Lamar at Festival America 2010, Vincennes, France
  • at Festival America
  • September, 2010
  • Jake talks about the Festival America bookfair.
  • A mystery novel in Paris
  • France 24 Culture
  • 13 November 2009
  • American author Jake Lamar is our guest for his fifth novel 'The Ghosts of Saint-Michel'...
  • Jake Lamar Unveils His Past
  • France 24 Culture
  • 26 jan 2009
  • Novelist Jake Lamar talks about his memoirs in which he describes growing up as a middle class black kid in the Bronx.
  • The United Colors of Obama
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  • > part 2
  • France 24
  • 23 jan 2009
  • For many people, his election signals a dramatic change in race relations. However, are there bigger hurdles still to overcome?
  • Are the polls right?
  • France 24 Debate
  • Oct 27th, 2008
  • Despite Obama's significant lead, at least seven points in most polls, some are warning against an early victory cheer.
  • Obama in Paris
  • International Herald Tribune
  • Oct 23rd, 2008
  • Slideshow with audio on a fundraiser art exhibition at Dorothy's Gallery in Paris (Oct 3-Nov 17)
  • Could France have an Obama?
  • France 24 Debate
  • June 18th, 2008
  • Host Andrea Sanke and her guests discuss the French fascination with US presidential hopeful Barack Obama, and ask, could France ever have its own Obama?
  • Defining black identity today
  • France 24 Debate
  • April 21st, 2008
  • As the poet and politician Aimé Césaire is laid to rest, what future lies ahead for his concept of "négritude"? Is it, as some suggest, at odds with French Republican values?
  • Jake Lamar, novelist
  • France 24
  • Jan 4th, 2008
  • A great video profile of Jake.
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