This Land Was Made For You And Me

Episodes

TitleComments
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940114]

In the second of six talks about America and the image Americans have of themselves, the writer Chris Wiltz describes the unique appeal of her native New Orleans. She believes that its reputation for decadence is largely thanks to Tennessee Williams's play, A

Streetcar Named Desire.

Producer Geoff Spink

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940114]

Unknown: Chris Wiltz

Producer: Geoff Spink

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940121]

Talks about America and the image Americans have of themselves. William Rubel , who co-edits Stone Soup, a literary magazine written by and for children, discusses attitudes to young people. Producer Geoff Spink

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940121]

Unknown: William Rubel

Producer: Geoff Spink

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940128]

In the fourth of six talks about America, and the image Americans have of themselves, Don Lee Keith , a native of Mississippi, discusses the literary tradition of the American South. Producer Geoff Spink

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940128]

Unknown: Don Lee Keith

Producer: Geoff Spink

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940204]

In the fifth of six talks about America, and the image Americans have of themselves, D David Dreis , a New Yorker who moved to Los Angeles in the 1960s, explains how the west coast has generated a literary tradition that is far more "meat and potatoes" than New York's.

Producer Geoff Spink

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940204]

Unknown: David Dreis

Producer: Geoff Spink

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940211]

In the last of the talks about America, Robert Silvers , editor of the New York Review of Books, which has just celebrated its 30th anniversary, considers his magazine's unique place in literary and intellectual circles. Producer Geoff Spink

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19940211]

Unknown: Robert Silvers

Producer: Geoff Spink