Preston Lauterbach

6:30 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Preston Lauterbach on "the South's First Black Millionaire," Robert Church

Credit Preston Lauterbach / W.W. Norton and Company, Inc.

Following the Civil War, Memphis emerged a center of black progress, optimism, and cultural ferment, after a period of turmoil. Preston Lauterbach joins host Jonathan Judaken for an in-depth discussion in advance of the launch of Lauterbach's latest book, Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis.

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3:30 pm
Wed November 2, 2011

Preston Lauterbach on the History of the Network of Black Nightclubs that Created Rock'N'Roll

The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock'N'Roll
Preston Lauterbach

Host Jonathan Judaken talks with Preston Lauterbach about his book, The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock'N'Roll, the first history of the network of black nightclubs that created Rock'N'Roll through an unholy alliance between vice and entertainment.  

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