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Title Soul of a people [videorecording] : 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.

Imprint [United States] : SNI/SI Networks, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    016.8108 SOU    Available
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Director of photography, Dennis Boni ; editor, David Grossbach ; music, Joseph Vitarelli.
Performer Narrated by Patricia Clarkson.
With Amy Bloom, Richard Ford, Jonathan Holloway, Elmer Kelton, James McBride, Marilyn Nelson, Reynolds Price.
Summary This 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.
Audience Rating: TV PG.
System Details DVD ; Dolby digital.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Wright, Richard.
Yezierska, Anzia, 1880?-1970.
Thompson, Jim.
Fisher, Vardis, 1895-1968.
Cheever, John.
Ellison, Ralph.
Hurston, Zora Neale.
Kennedy, Stetson.
Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008.
Federal Writers' Project.
United States. Work Projects Administration.
American guide series.
Depressions -- 1929.
Oral tradition.
Documentary television programs.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Kalin, Andrea.
Taylor, David Alan, 1951-
Mirabello, James.
Clarkson, Patricia.
Bucklin, Olive.
Bloom, Amy.
Ford, Richard.
Holloway, Jonathan.
Kelton, Elmer.
McBride, James.
Nelson, Marilyn.
Price, Reynolds, 1933-2011.
Smithsonian Channel (Television network)
SNI/SI Networks (Firm)
National Endowment for the Humanities.
Spark Media (Washington, D.C.)
Standard No. 617742221190
Music No. IEG2211 SNI/SI Networks

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