Gore Vidal discusses his novel, “1876,” and its influences

BROADCAST: Mar. 18, 1976 | DURATION: 00:50:49

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Synopsis

Writer Gore Vidal discusses his novel, “1876,” and how the political corruption and social atmosphere of the 1870's inspired its plot. Vidal reads several excerpts from the book, and the song, “Tilden and Reform,” is played.