RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 707966934 LA Closed-captioned. T1 Amiri Baraka A1 Moyers, Bill D., Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group., Public Affairs Television (Firm), PB Films Media Group PP New York, N.Y. YR 2006 AB Artist/activist Amiri Baraka has managed to alter not merely the face of African-American writing, but its very sound and substance as well: among the first to promote Africanized English, he also introduced an element of jazz into poetry. In this program, Bill Moyers and Mr. Baraka discuss topics centering on the black experience in America. Readings by Mr. Baraka spotlight "Funklore," "First Fire," "The Pet's Reward," "X," "Wise-Africa," "Wise-One," "Wise-Ghosts," and others. Filmed at the Biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.