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The Breakthrough

November 17, 2009

About This Video

Run time: 62 minutes

Gwen Ifill is the author of The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama (Doubleday; January 20, 2009). In her book she examines a new generation of African-American politicians. She was asked about her reading habits in conjunction with researching her books and promotion for her interview on "After Words."