Jake Lamar


Donald Trump is the Frankenstein monster of the Republican Party

France 24, March 3, 2016

"With Super Tuesday now over, Jake Lamar gives us his take on Donald Trump and the consequences for the Republican Party if the billionaire

wins the GOP nomination."

Paris Blue

BBC Radio 4

September 23, 2019

Jazz writer Kevin Legendre explores the encounter between African American jazz and the French new wave in Paris in the 1950s and 60s - a hub of artistic collaboration.

Africa Everywhere: Paris

Africa Channel

March 16, 2017

Author Jake Lamar discusses life in the French capital

On the Poet James Emanuel

The Dan Schneider Interviews - #42

September 13, 2015

Guests: Jake Lamar, Jean Migrenne, Alex Sheremet

Gridlock or compromise?

part 1

part 2

France 24

November 6, 2014

Obama isolated by midterm election results.

Jake Lamar at Festival America 2010, Vincennes, France

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

part 1

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.

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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