SummaryBill Moyers interviews playwright August Wilson on the importance of the blues in Wilson's life and his writing. Also talks about finding an African-American cultural identity and what Wilson sees as the false portrayal of black Americans on television.
African American dramatists -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
American literature -- African American authors.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Race identity.
Blues (Music) -- Influence.
|Publisher|| Princeton, N.J. :Films for the Humanities & Sciences,2005
|Other Titles|| World of ideas (Television program)
August Wilson :
Knull, Kate Roth.
Moyers, Bill D.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Host: Bill Moyers.
Executive editor, Bill Moyers; director of photography, Mark Falstad; editor, Scott P. Doniger.
Originally broadcast in 1988 as a segment of the television program A world of ideas.
DVD; full screen.
1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.