What Is Southern Today?

Tom Wolfe presented a lecture titled, “What’s Southern Today?” He argued that Southern Americans have a much more common-sense approach to life… read more

Tom Wolfe presented a lecture titled, “What’s Southern Today?” He argued that Southern Americans have a much more common-sense approach to life than other Americans. He recounted his experiences growing up in Richmond, Virginia and described what he has observed traveling through the Southern states. Mr. Wolfe also talked about the influence the region has had on his writing. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.

Tom Wolfe’s books include The Right Stuff, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, and The Bonfire of the Vanities. His latest book is I Am Charlotte Simmons. close

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What Is Southern Today?

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Program ID:
192489-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Durham, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
May 14, 2006 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 25, 2006 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 14, 2006 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2006 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2006 | 9:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 02, 2006 | 10:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2006 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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