Q&A with Michael Witmore

Michael Witmore talked about his role as director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, as well as the library’s function, funding, mission, and… read more

Michael Witmore talked about his role as director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, as well as the library’s function, funding, mission, and repository of the world’s largest Shakespeare collection. The library is funded largely by private donations, but also receives money from Congress. Mr. Witmore spoke about how politicians have used Shakespeare as part of their oratory on both the House and the Senate floors as well as during campaigns. Mr. Witmore also discussed the life and writings of William Shakespeare. The program included video clips of both Republicans and Democrats quoting Shakespeare. close

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Q&A with Michael Witmore

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325662-1
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Q&A
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 2015 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 23, 2016 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 24, 2015 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 24, 2015 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 24, 2015 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 24, 2015 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 2015 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 25, 2015 | 5:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2016 | 6:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 23, 2016 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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