00 / 00 Playwright August Wilson, actor James Earl Jones, and director Lloyd Richards discuss their play "Fences" BROADCAST: Feb. 7, 1986 | DURATION: 00:42:00 Synopsis The Goodman Theatre cast of the play “Fences” discuss some of the major themes from the play, including the African-American experience and race relations, particularly in Major League Baseball. Details Broadcast Date Feb. 7, 1986 Physical Format 1 sound tape reel (ca. 55 min.) : 10 1/2 in. Duration 42 minutes Digital Format WAV Ownership The Chicago History Museum Language English Topics Theater Race Relations People Authors, Writers Producers and Directors Actors Tags WFMT (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.) Wilson, August--Interviews Wilson, August. Jones, James Earl--Interviews Richards, Lloyd--Interviews Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) African Americans--History--20th century--Drama. Historical drama. African American dramatists--20th century--Interviews Audiotapes. Radio programs. Related Programs An interview with the insightful stage and film veteran Victor Spinetti Sep. 18, 1975 Discussing "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward Albee and interviewing Nancy Kelly and Shepperd Strudwick ; part 2 1964 Discussing the play "Play mas" with Derek Walcott Apr. 20, 1981 Studs Terkel discusses poetry with writer Ed English 1970 Studs Terkel discusses race relations and economic disparity with four Chicago area women ; part 1 Jan. 27, 1965 Henry Fonda and John Houseman discuss the play "Clarence Darrow"