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David V. Robison

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David V. Robison came from an accomplished family of liberal and artistic leanings. His sister was a concert pianist and his oldest daughter, Paula Robison, is one of the premier flutists in the world, and teaches flute at the Mannes School of Music in New York City. After graduating in history from Columbia University, David taught at the African-American College Fiske University in Atlanta, where he met the black singer and actor Paul Robeson. Paul was Paula's godfather. David became active in the civil rights movement, and his leftist leanings led to his being blacklisted in the 1950s. Read more...

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