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Film, Video Verse and conversation Former supplied title: LC performance. Interview. 1968-11-19, Two poets

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  • Verse and conversation

Other Title

  • Former supplied title: LC performance. Interview. 1968-11-19, Two poets


  • Poets Louise Bogan and J. V. Cunningham read their own poems and answer questions about their work. The panel is moderated by William Jay Smith.


  • Eddins, Jim, direction
  • Hunter, Jack (Television producer), production
  • Bogan, Louise, 1897-1970
  • Cunningham, J. V. (James Vincent), 1911-1985
  • Smith, William Jay, 1918-2015
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Library of Congress

Created / Published

  • United States : WETA, 1968.


  • -  American poetry
  • -  Poetics


  • Literary readings
  • Nonfiction television programs


  • -  Participants: Louise Bogan, J. V. Cunningham.
  • -  Moderator: William Jay Smith.
  • -  Bogan and Cunningham appear under the auspices of The Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry & Literature Fund.
  • -  Exact date of broadcast unknown.
  • -  Recorded on November 19, 1968 in Washington, D.C.
  • -  LC also holds a sound recording related to this program entitled Louise Bogan and J.V. Cunningham reading and discussing their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Nov. 18, 1968.


  • 1 video file (digital) (30 min.) : sd., b&w.

Source Collection

  • LC Collection (Library of Congress)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2019600429

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Bogan, Louise, J. V Cunningham, William Jay Smith, Weta-Tv, and Library Of Congress. Verse and Conversation. directeds by Eddins, Jimection, produceds by Hunter, Jack Uction United States: WETA, 1968. Video.

APA citation style:

Bogan, L., Cunningham, J. V., Smith, W. J., Weta-Tv & Library Of Congress. (1968) Verse and Conversation. Eddins, J., dir, Hunter, J. U., prod United States: WETA. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Bogan, Louise, et al. Verse and Conversation. dir by Eddins, Jimection, prod by Hunter, Jack Uction United States: WETA, 1968. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.