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The redemptive imagination

Author: Donald L MillerCharles JohnsonArthur GoldenEsmeralda SantiagoKurt VonnegutAll authors
Publisher: S. Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB, ©2000.
Series: Biography of America, 26.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part 26 of the series that explores the human side of American history. Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson ("Middle Passage"), Arthur Golden ("Memoirs of a Geisha"), and Esmeralda Santiago ("America's Dream") join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., closes the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald L Miller; Charles Johnson; Arthur Golden; Esmeralda Santiago; Kurt Vonnegut; Fred Barzyk; WGBH Educational Foundation.; Annenberg/CPB.; Library of Congress.; United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
ISBN: 1576802027 9781576802021
OCLC Number: 46462314
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Producer/director, Fred Barzyk ; senior producer/project director, Christine Herbes-Sommers ; executive producer, Michele Korf ; senior editor, Mark Geffen ; senior historical consultant, Raymond W. Smock.
Performer(s): Presenter/host, Donald L. Miller ; speakers, Pauline Maier, Louis P. Masur, Waldo E. Martin, Jr., Douglas Brinkley, Virginia Scharff.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Biography of America, 26.
Responsibility: producer, WGBH Educational Foundation ; in cooperation with Library of Congress and National Archives and Records Administration.

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Part 26 of the series that explores the human side of American history. Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson ("Middle Passage"), Arthur Golden ("Memoirs of a Geisha"), and Esmeralda Santiago ("America's Dream") join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., closes the series with a reflection on the power of the human imagination.

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