Fictional Writing and Social Change

Mr. Gaines, the author of “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” spoke about role of fictional writing in social change. The book is a… read more

Mr. Gaines, the author of “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” spoke about role of fictional writing in social change. The book is a novel about an African-American woman who lived through the changes from slavery to the civil rights movement. He read a story from the book and then took questions from the audience. close

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Fictional Writing and Social Change

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Program ID:
88805-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Aug 26, 1997 | 5:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 1997 | 6:13am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 26, 1997 | 5:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 1997 | 9:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1997 | 12:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1997 | 12:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 1997 | 3:20pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 28, 1997 | 6:13am EST | C-SPAN 2
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