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Series
Portrait of the American
Episode
Who are we as Americans?
Contributing Organization
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/500-804xms5g
Description
This program seeks an answer to the question: Who are we as Americans?
Series that examines assessments of the American using the themes of innocence, affluence, success and the American self. Features analysis by Dr. Betty Ch'maj, interviews, dramatic readings. Series features interviews with John Dos Passos, James Farmer, Marshall Fishwick, Alan Harrington, Ihab Hassan, Irving Howe, Alfred Kazin, R.W.B. Lewis, and William H. Whyte, Jr.
Broadcast
1965-11-24
Asset type
Episode
Topics
Philosophy
Creator
Wayne State University, Producing Organization
WDET (Radio station : Detroit, Mich.), Producing Organization
Gouds, Moyra, Producer
Contributor
Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998, Interviewee
Farmer, James, 1920-1999, Interviewee
Ch'maj, Betty E. M., Host
Fishwick, Marshall W. (Marshall William), 1923-2006, Interviewee
Whyte, William Hollingsworth, Interviewee
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970, Interviewee
Hassan, Ihab Habib, 1925-, Interviewee
Schuck, Victoria, Interviewee
Media type
Sound
Duration
00:29:18
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Citation
Chicago: “Portrait of the American; Who are we as Americans?,” 1965-11-24, University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed October 22, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_500-804xms5g.
MLA: “Portrait of the American; Who are we as Americans?.” 1965-11-24. University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. October 22, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_500-804xms5g>.
APA: Portrait of the American; Who are we as Americans?. Boston, MA: University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_500-804xms5g