The Memoir Explosion

The panelists discussed the recent popularity of memoirs in American literature and why this trend has occurred. Mr. McCourt’s memoir was… read more

The panelists discussed the recent popularity of memoirs in American literature and why this trend has occurred. Mr. McCourt’s memoir was recently awarded the Pulitzer Prize. The panelists discussed what kinds of traits make up a good memoir and tried to explain why the general public is interested in someone else’s life. close

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The Memoir Explosion

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Program ID:
80364-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 10, 1997 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 01, 1997 | 10:46am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 10, 1997 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 10, 1997 | 11:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 11, 1997 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 1997 | 10:46am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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