The Writer as Witness

Joan Didion was guest speaker at the Barnard Forum on Migration. That is a series of seminars, lectures, and readings that explore issues… read more

Joan Didion was guest speaker at the Barnard Forum on Migration. That is a series of seminars, lectures, and readings that explore issues connected to the movement of people from one part of the world to another due to natural disasters, slavery, or persecution. As well as non-fiction, Ms. Didion has written novels where the theme of migration -- "people on the move"- is the focus of the narrative. The author read from one such novel, Democracy. After the reading, Ms. Didion answered questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
162348-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2001 | 10:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 27, 2001 | 1:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Feb 17, 2001 | 10:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2001 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 04, 2001 | 7:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 27, 2001 | 1:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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