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The power of the word

Author: Bill D MoyersSharon OldsWilliam StaffordOctavio PazGalway KinnellAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, [1989]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A six-part television series celebrating contemporary poets and their poetry. Poets include : Sharon Olds, William Stafford, Octavio Paz, Galway Kinnell, James Autry, Quincy Troupe, Garrett Kaoru Hongo, Mary TallMountain, Joy Harjo, Li-Young Lee, Gerald Stern, Stanley Kunitz, W.S. Merwin, Robert Bly and Lucille Clifton.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Sharon Olds; William Stafford; Octavio Paz; Galway Kinnell; James A Autry; Quincy Troupe; Garrett Kaoru Hongo; Mary TallMountain; Joy Harjo; Li-Young Lee; Gerald Stern; Stanley Kunitz; W S Merwin; Robert Bly; Lucille Clifton
OCLC Number: 20568960
Notes: MOPW101 - MOPW106.
Project director, Robert A. Miller ; design, Michael Soha ; writers, James Haba, Ann Price.
Resource materials include instructor's guide, bibliography, biographies of poets, and reproducible student cards with text of poems and photos of poets.
Credits: Produced and directed by David Grubin.
Performer(s): Bill Moyers.
Description: 6 videocassettes (348 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + guide.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: pt. 1. The simple acts of life --
pt. 2. The living language --
pt. 3. Ancestral voices --
pt. 4. Voices of memory --
pt. 5. Dancing on the edge of the road. --
pt. 6 Where the soul lives.
Other Titles: Simple acts of life
Living language
Ancestral voices
Voices of memory
Dancing on the edge of the road
Where the soul lives
Bill Moyers' The power of the word
Responsibility: with Bill Moyers.

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A six-part television series celebrating contemporary poets and their poetry. Poets include : Sharon Olds, William Stafford, Octavio Paz, Galway Kinnell, James Autry, Quincy Troupe, Garrett Kaoru Hongo, Mary TallMountain, Joy Harjo, Li-Young Lee, Gerald Stern, Stanley Kunitz, W.S. Merwin, Robert Bly and Lucille Clifton.

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