Interview with Dorothy Kingery, Sister of Jim Williams
Dorothy Kingery talked about her brother, the late Jim Williams, who was featured in John Berendt’s book about Savannah, Midnight in… read more
Dorothy Kingery talked about her brother, the late Jim Williams, who was featured in John Berendt’s book about Savannah, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Topics included how her brother was depicted in the book and the impact of the book on her family and the city of Savannah. She was interviewed in the Mercer-Williams House, where her brother lived.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Savannah, Georgia, on June 1-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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