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Maxine Hong Kingston on peace and war

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], ©2007.
Series: Films on Demand.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For 15 years, National Humanities Medalist Maxine Hong Kingston has been working with veterans-soldiers from World War II, from Vietnam, and now, from Iraq-to convert the ghosts of war into the poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that Kingston believes will help them survive. In this program, Bill Moyers speaks with Kingston about her book Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace, an anthology called "powerful and finely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
History
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Affairs Television (Firm), 2007
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 709673944
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 26, 2007.
Title from distributor's description.
Event notes: Broadcast May 25, 2007.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (58 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Maxine Hong Kingston: "Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace" (4:40) --
Robert Golling Jr.: The Body Escort (5:32) --
Sandy Scull: Sea Salt, Mrs. Martinez (9:16) --
Hopper Martinez and Pauline Laurent (7:35) --
Sean Mclain Brown (3:49) --
Ted Sexauer: Poem for Tet (4:26) --
Rebels Created by War (4:05) --
Writing as a Tool to Understand Loss (4:37) --
Maxine Hong Kingston: Hoping for Peace (5:51).
Series Title: Films on Demand.
Other Titles: Bill Moyers Journal: Maxine Hong Kingston on Peace and War
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television (Firm).

Abstract:

For 15 years, National Humanities Medalist Maxine Hong Kingston has been working with veterans-soldiers from World War II, from Vietnam, and now, from Iraq-to convert the ghosts of war into the poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that Kingston believes will help them survive. In this program, Bill Moyers speaks with Kingston about her book Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace, an anthology called "powerful and finely written" by the Chicago Tribune. This timely work is the distilled wisdom of warriors and their loved ones expressing themselves with breathtaking artistry and truth.

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