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Soul of a people : writing America's story

Author: Andrea KalinDavid A TaylorJames MirabelloOlive BucklinDavid Alan TaylorAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : SNI/SI Networks, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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This documentary recounts the role of the Federal Writers Project as the largest cultural experiment in the nation's history. Program focuses on the role played by writers who recorded local and oral histories all over the nation, many finding national acclaim as a result.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Personal narratives
Named Person: Richard Wright; Anzia Yezierska; Jim Thompson; Vardis Fisher; John Cheever; Ralph Ellison; Zora Neale Hurston; Stetson Kennedy; Studs Terkel; John Cheever; Ralph Ellison; Vardis Fisher; Zora Neale Hurston; Stetson Kennedy; Studs Terkel; Jim Thompson; Richard Wright; Anzia Yezierska
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Kalin; David A Taylor; James Mirabello; Olive Bucklin; David Alan Taylor; Richard Ford; Jonathan Holloway; Elmer Kelton; James McBride; Marilyn Nelson; Reynolds Price; Smithsonian Networks (Firm); National Endowment for the Humanities.; Spark Media (Washington, D.C.); SNI/SI Networks (Firm)
OCLC Number: 435494730
Language Note: In English with optional English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing). Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced in 2009.
Credits: Director of photography, Dennis Boni ; editor, David Grossbach ; music, Joseph Vitarelli.
Cast: Amy Bloom, Richard Ford, Jonathan Holloway, Elmer Kelton, James McBride, Marilyn Nelson, Reynolds Price.
Performer(s): Narrated by Patricia Clarkson.
Target Audience: Rating: TV PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC ; Dolby digital ; widescreen.
Responsibility: Smithsonian Channel ; National Endowment for the Humanities ; Spark Media ; directed and produced by Andrea Kalin ; produced by David A. Taylor, James Mirabello ; written by David A. Taylor, Olive Emma Bucklin, Andrea Kalin.

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This documentary recounts the role of the Federal Writers Project as the largest cultural experiment in the nation's history. Program focuses on the role played by writers who recorded local and oral histories all over the nation, many finding national acclaim as a result.

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