Book Discussion on Bob Dylan In America

Sean Wilentz, history professor at Princeton University, explores the historical and cultural influences that according to the author have… read more

Sean Wilentz, history professor at Princeton University, explores the historical and cultural influences that according to the author have played a significant role in Bob Dylan’s songwriting career. From Popular Front ideology and the working class anthems of Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger to Civil War era poetry and the Blues artists of the South. Sean Wilentz discussed his book at Barnes & Noble in New York City. close

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Book Discussion on Bob Dylan In America

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 30, 2010
Last Aired:
Jan 31, 2011

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  • Oct 30, 2010 | 12:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 31, 2010 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 31, 2010 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 2011 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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