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Alice Walker : the color purple / produced by Laurie Udesky and Corless Smith.

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Program Title:
Alice Walker : the color purple / produced by Laurie Udesky and Corless Smith.
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This program contains an interview, a speech, and readings from Alice Walker's book, "The Color Purple." In the interview, Walker talks about God, faith, lesbians, publishers and writing as healing. Walker also talks about writing in dialect. The readings are intermixed with music. Walker's talks were recorded at Old Wives' Tales in San Francisco and at Walker's home in San Francisco in July, 1982. Produced by Laurie Udesky and Corless Smith. The sound quality varies in this program because of the several sources.

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Date Recorded on: 
in Walker's home, July 1982.
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, Sept. 4, 1982.
Item duration: 
1 reel (61 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1982.
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email:  americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.

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