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Studs Terkel interviews writer Toni Morrison. This interview begins with a reading from the book, "Sula" by Morrison Morrison continues to read excerpts from her novel "Sula" and discusses her literature.
Presidential Medal of Freedom and Nobel Peace Prize winner for literature Toni Morrison discusses her latest work. Morrison intertwines the ideas of race, mythology, and gender in her book while laying a complex narrative for the reader. The narrative makes the reader question their true identity and reflect on their cultural identity and background.
Journalist and writer Tom Wolfe discusses his controversial writings and his time spent as a celebrity figure.
Readings (3) from Charles Dickens and interviewing with British Actor George Harland.
In the play, "The Value of Names," Shelley Berman plays Benny Silverman, a role which he says is him, an actor from the Hollywood black list. Berman said being in Chicago, acting the role and working with the cast has been THE best experience of his life and when the show closes, it will be the saddest day of his life. The director of the play, Sandy Shinner, said she knew of the Hollywood black list but didn't know about all the personal stories. There is an excerpt of Vic Navasky.
Rick Cluchey's love for the theatre began in the Theatre Group of the San Quentin Prison. After his time there, Cluchey spent three months in Berlin working with Samuel Beckett. It was there that Cluchey learned how Beckett seemed to choreograph his works onto the stage. An excerpt of an interview with Alan Schneider is also included.
Rich Bailey and Rick Cluchey discuss performing Endgame by Samuel Beckett and Beckett's influence on their careers. Duplicate to file ID 18646. This recording does not include the musical tribute.
Peter Ustinov discusses his wide-ranging career in the arts as an actor, author, director, and dramatist.
Discussing the one man show as Charles Dickens at North Light Repertory Theatre with the actor Emlyn Williams.
Discussing Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" and the Beckett Project with director Alan Schneider.
Frederick Manfred's, "The King of Spades" is the last novel of the five-part series, "The Buckskin Man Tales." The west, family, and tragedy are all apart of Manfred's novel, which he said was the hardest to write. As a writer, Manfred soon learned his interests were with themes and topics as opposed to writing about history.
Both Rottmann and Heinemann are Vietnam veterans.
Writers Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs discuss life and their writing; passages from their writing are read by the authors and clip is played of interview with Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Peter Orlovsky.