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Samuel DuBois Cook

Samuel DuBois Cook was the first African-American tenured faculty member at Duke University in 1966, teaching in the Political Science department. He later served as president of Dillard University from 1975 to 1997. 

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The Living History program is an innovative interview platform, oral history archive and media lab. We’re researching and creating new ways to use recorded interviews as tools for investigating, understanding and narrating current events and issues. The program is part of the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy.

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