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Title Soul of a people [(DVD) videorecording] : writing America's story / 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.

Publication Info. [United States] : SNI/SI Networks, [2009]
©2009
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  973.917 SOU    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD ; Dolby digital.
Language Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Performer Narrated by Patricia Clarkson.
Cast Amy Bloom, Richard Ford, Jonathan Holloway, Elmer Kelton, James McBride, Marilyn Nelson, Reynolds Price.
Credits Director of photography, Dennis Boni ; editor, David Grossbach ; music, Joseph Vitarelli.
Summary 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.
Audience Rating: TV PG.
Subject Federal Writers' Project -- Videodiscs.
United States. Work Projects Administration -- Videodiscs.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Videodiscs.
American guide series.
Oral tradition -- Videodiscs.
Wright, Richard.
Yezierska, Anzia, 1880?-1970.
Thompson, Jim.
Fisher, Vardis, 1895-1968.
Cheever, John.
Ellison, Ralph.
Hurston, Zora Neale.
Kennedy, Stetson.
Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008.
DVDs.
Genre Documentary television programs.
Documentary films.
Added Author Kalin, Andrea.
Taylor, David A.
Mirabello, James.
Clarkson, Patricia.
Bucklin, Olive.
Bloom, Amy.
Ford, Richard.
Holloway, Jonathan.
Kelton, Elmer.
McBride, James.
Nelson, Marilyn.
Price, Reynolds, 1933-2011.
Smithsonian Channel (Television network)
SNI/SI Networks (Firm)
National Endowment for the Humanities.
Spark Media (Washington, D.C.)
Standard No. 617742221190
Music No. IEG2211 SNI/SI Networks
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