August Wilson

Format: DVD 2005
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Bill 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.
Additional Information
Subjects Wilson, August -- Interviews.
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
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles World of ideas (Television program)
August Wilson :
Contributors Wilson, August.
Sameth, Jack.
Knull, Kate Roth.
Moyers, Bill D.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Participants/Performers Host: Bill Moyers.
Other Contributors Executive editor, Bill Moyers; director of photography, Mark Falstad; editor, Scott P. Doniger.
Language English
Notes Originally broadcast in 1988 as a segment of the television program A world of ideas.
System Details DVD; full screen.
Description 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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