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A portrait of Maya Angelou

Author: Mert KoplinCharles GrinkerDavid GrubinBill D MoyersSidney SmithAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : PBS Video, 1981, ©1982.
Series: Creativity with Bill Moyers.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirty years after she left it, Maya Angelou, poet, musician, and actress, returns to Stamps, Ark., the rural southern town where she grew up. She confronts the scenes of her past, turning over the leaves of memory to recount the inspirations and agonies of her youth in a segregated community. Hosted by Bill Moyers. Moyers accompanies the Black poet back to her small Arkansas hometown to discover how her passion for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Video recordings
Biographies
Interviews
Named Person: Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou; Maya Angelou
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mert Koplin; Charles Grinker; David Grubin; Bill D Moyers; Sidney Smith; PBS Video.; Corporation for Entertainment and Learning.
OCLC Number: 11494264
Notes: A production of the Corporation for Entertainment & Learning, Inc., in association with WNET/Thirteen.
Credits: Photographer, David Grubin ; camera, Marc M. Bauman, Walter Edel, Jr. ; art director, John Arnone ; graphic artists, Robert Morrow, Rose Sommershield ; film editor, Merle Worth ; executive editor, Bill Moyers ;co-producer, Ronald Blumer ; music, Bob Israel.
Performer(s): Host and interviewer, Bill Moyers.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Creativity with Bill Moyers.
Responsibility: executive producers, Mert Koplin, Charles Grinkler ; produced and directed by David Grubin ; directed by Sidney Smith.

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Thirty years after she left it, Maya Angelou, poet, musician, and actress, returns to Stamps, Ark., the rural southern town where she grew up. She confronts the scenes of her past, turning over the leaves of memory to recount the inspirations and agonies of her youth in a segregated community. Hosted by Bill Moyers. Moyers accompanies the Black poet back to her small Arkansas hometown to discover how her passion for expression and achievement was shaped.

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