RT Sound Recording DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 35767010 LA English T1 Asking for love A1 Robinson, Roxana., Pond, Wayne Johnston., Blasi, Vincent,, White, G. Edward., PB National Humanities Center PP R.T.P. [i.e. Research Triangle Park], NC YR 1996 AB Program 837 (ca. 29 min.) : Roxana Robinson reads from and discusses her new collection of stories, "Asking for love." Program 838 (ca. 29 min.) : G. Edward White is the author of "Creating the national pastime: baseball transforms itself, 1903-1953." In a conversation with Vincent Blasi, White charts the metamorphosis of baseball from a "marginal urban sport associated with drinking and gambling" into a ritual of childhood, a symbol of American individuality and fair play, the national pastime.