• The Harobed

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Purser, Margaret Sermons - Stewart, Fred
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982-07-08
  • Rita Dove Reads Her Poetry

    Rita Dove reads her poems and discusses their sources with a small group of students. The poems are selected from Thomas and Beulah (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1986) which won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and from her earlier books: The Yellow House on the Corner (1980), Museum (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1983), and a book of short stories: Fifth Sunday (University Press of Virginia, 1985).

    • Contributor: Dove, Rita
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989-01-26
  • Cutting and Windrowing Hay with a Swather

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Purser, Margaret Sermons - Muceus, Annebet
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982-07-08
  • Why Rancher Les Stewart Shuns New Technology for Branding

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • The Ketch Lot

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Lucille Clifton Reads Her Poetry

    Lucille Clifton won the 2000 National Book Award for Poetry for her book Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems (BOA Editions, 2000). She has written 10 collections of poetry and 19 children's books.

    • Contributor: Clifton, Lucille
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988-03-17
  • On Cooking Mountain Oysters

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Michael Harper Reads His Poetry

    Michael S. Harper, Professor of English at Brown University, is the author of seven collections of poetry, including Dear John, Dear Coltrane and Healing Song for the Inner Ear. He has been the recipient of the Governor's Poetry Award and a Doctorate of Letters from Notre Dame College in Manchester, New Hampshire; he was named a Literary Lion by the New York Public Library; ...

    • Contributor: Harper, Michael
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989-02-24
  • Rancher Les Stewart Explains the Strategy for Sorting the Herd

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • How Wattles Indentify Cattle

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Rules to Follow in Camp

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Denise Levertov Reads Her Poetry

    Denise Levertov (1923-1997) was born in Ilford, Essex, England. Educated entirely at home, she became a civilian nurse in World War II, serving in London throughout the bombings. Levertov emigrated to the United States in 1941. She received early encouragement and guidance from T.S. Eliot, Robert Creeley, William Carlos Williams and Kenneth Rexroth. In 1956, she became a U. S. citizen. During the 1960s ...

    • Contributor: Levertov, Denise
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988-05-27
  • Louise Gluck Reads Her Poetry

    Louise Gluck explains that she is a lyric poet who loves editing. After discussing writer's block and her early work, she reads in Part I from First Born (1983), The House on Marshland (1975), and Descending Figure (1980). In Part II, she continues with poems from Descending Figure and The Triumph of Achilles (1987). In Part III, Ms. Gluck discusses poems by others that ...

    • Contributor: Gluck, Louise
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988-01-29
  • The Ninety-Six Ranch Earmark

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • The Lever-lock Gate

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert) - Nichols, Jesse "Tex
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Land Use Through the Seasons

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • Strategy for Livestock Movement at the Branding

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1981-05-09
  • The Hay Derrick

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Purser, Margaret Sermons
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982-07-08
  • Sam Hamill Reads His Poetry

    Sam Hamill looks beyond the surface meaning of the words in this program. "What propels us through the poem is the emotion which gets expressed as rhythm," he tells a small group of students. "Precise emotion and precise words are needed in poetry." Hamill reads and discusses translations of ancient classical Asian poets.

    • Contributor: Hamill, Sam
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989-04-28
  • The Baler

    • Contributor: Fleischhauer, Carl - Nichols, Jesse "Tex - Purser, Margaret Sermons
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982-07-10
  • Allen Ginsberg Reads His Poetry

    Allen Ginsberg discusses his work and the poets who influenced him, including Walt Whitman and William Carlos Williams. Born in Newark, NJ in 1926, Ginsberg became a major figure in American poetry in the late 1950s after his book, Howl and Other Poems, was published. Along with his friends William S. Burroughs, Neal Cassady, and Jack Kerouac, Ginsberg was part the Beat Movement. In ...

    • Contributor: Ginsburg, Allen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988-04-29