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The Resource Soul of a people : writing America's story, Smithsonian Channel ; National Endowment for the Humanities ; Spark Media ; directed and produced by Andrea Kalin ; produced by David A. Taylor, James Mirabello ; written by David A. Taylor, Olive Emma Bucklin, Andrea Kalin, (videorecording)

Soul of a people : writing America's story, Smithsonian Channel ; National Endowment for the Humanities ; Spark Media ; directed and produced by Andrea Kalin ; produced by David A. Taylor, James Mirabello ; written by David A. Taylor, Olive Emma Bucklin, Andrea Kalin, (videorecording)

Label
Soul of a people : writing America's story
Title
Soul of a people
Title remainder
writing America's story
Statement of responsibility
Smithsonian Channel ; National Endowment for the Humanities ; Spark Media ; directed and produced by Andrea Kalin ; produced by David A. Taylor, James Mirabello ; written by David A. Taylor, Olive Emma Bucklin, Andrea Kalin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This documentary recounts the role of the Federal Writers Project as the largest cultural experiment in the nation's history. Program focuses on the role played by writers who recorded local and oral histories all over the nation, many finding national acclaim as a result
Cataloging source
NJB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Dennis Boni ; editor, David Grossbach ; music, Joseph Vitarelli
Dewey number
016.8108/03273/09043
Intended audience
Rating: TV PG
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
E175.4.W9
LC item number
S68 2009
PerformerNote
  • Narrated by Patricia Clarkson
  • Amy Bloom, Richard Ford, Jonathan Holloway, Elmer Kelton, James McBride, Marilyn Nelson, Reynolds Price
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1933-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kalin, Andrea
  • Taylor, David A
  • Mirabello, James
  • Clarkson, Patricia
  • Bucklin, Olive
  • Bloom, Amy
  • Ford, Richard
  • Holloway, Jonathan
  • Kelton, Elmer
  • McBride, James
  • Nelson, Marilyn
  • Price, Reynolds
  • Smithsonian Channel (Television network)
  • SNI/SI Networks (Firm)
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Spark Media (Washington, D.C.)
Runtime
105
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wright, Richard
  • Yezierska, Anzia
  • Thompson, Jim
  • Fisher, Vardis
  • Cheever, John
  • Ellison, Ralph
  • Hurston, Zora Neale
  • Kennedy, Stetson
  • Terkel, Studs
  • Federal Writers' Project
  • United States
  • Depressions
  • Oral tradition
  • Documentary television programs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Soul of a people : writing America's story, Smithsonian Channel ; National Endowment for the Humanities ; Spark Media ; directed and produced by Andrea Kalin ; produced by David A. Taylor, James Mirabello ; written by David A. Taylor, Olive Emma Bucklin, Andrea Kalin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
617742221190
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
IEG2211
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn435494730
  • (OCoLC)435494730
  • (MWT)777440
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Soul of a people : writing America's story, Smithsonian Channel ; National Endowment for the Humanities ; Spark Media ; directed and produced by Andrea Kalin ; produced by David A. Taylor, James Mirabello ; written by David A. Taylor, Olive Emma Bucklin, Andrea Kalin, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
617742221190
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
IEG2211
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn435494730
  • (OCoLC)435494730
  • (MWT)777440
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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