Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20041020
Vietnam War veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and fiction writer Tim O’Brien is best known for his novel The Things They Carried, which won a National Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. O’Brien discusses his book July, July, set during the Class of ‘69’s 30th college reunion, and how his fiction relates to the Baby Boomer generation.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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