Coast Guard to name ship in honor of `Roots' author Alex Haley

July 1997
Jet;07/07/97, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p16
Reports that a US Coast Guard cutter to be named the Alex Haley will be commissioned by Transportation Secretary Rodney E. Slater in late 1997. Highlights of Haley's career as a writer, such as his book `Roots'; The Haley tribute held in the courtyard of the Transportation Department.


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