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Chinua Achebe

Author: Chinua AchebeBill D MoyersGail PelletMichael CollinsWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities [distributor], ©1994.
Series: Moyers collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bill Moyers interviews Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe who discusses the West's often inaccurate portrayal of Africa and how it is the African storyteller's obligation to be the collective memory of the African people.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Interviews
Named Person: Chinua Achebe; Chinua Achebe
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chinua Achebe; Bill D Moyers; Gail Pellet; Michael Collins; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Public Affairs Television (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm); WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
OCLC Number: 30869340
Credits: Camera, Leland Kenower, Robert Shepard; editor, Michael Collins ; theme music composed by Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Host, Bill Moyers.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on PBS, September, 1988, as a segment of: A world of ideas.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Moyers collection.
Other Titles: World of ideas (Television program)
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities and Sciences from WNET/New York and WTTW/Chicago ; a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; produced and directed by Gail Pellett.

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Bill Moyers interviews Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe who discusses the West's often inaccurate portrayal of Africa and how it is the African storyteller's obligation to be the collective memory of the African people.

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