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Film, Video Stetson Kennedy: Applied Folklore & Cultural Advocacy

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Title

  • Stetson Kennedy: Applied Folklore & Cultural Advocacy

Summary

  • Reading from her recently published biography, author Peggy A. Bulger discussed Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), who led a remarkable life as a political activist, writer and folklorist. His life was one of cultural advocacy and rebellion and his friends included Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Alan Lomax, Richard Wright, Jean-Paul Sartre, Zora Neale Hurston and others. This talk explored the work of a remarkable man who was determined to make a positive difference in American life by using folklore and oral history as a vehicle for progressive change.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • American Folklife Center, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2017-09-19.

Headings

  • -  Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series, American Folklife Center, Political Activist, Writers, Folklorists, Cultural Advocacy
  • -  Biography, History
  • -  Culture, Performing Arts
  • -  Education

Notes

  • -  Classification: Education.
  • -  Classification: History: America.
  • -  Classification: Political Science.
  • -  Classification: Social Sciences.
  • -  Peggy Bulger.
  • -  Recorded on 2017-09-19.
  • -  Librarians, Archivists.
  • -  Researchers.
  • -  Teachers.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021690607

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. Stetson Kennedy: Applied Folklore & Cultural Advocacy. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-19, 2017. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021690607/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & American Folklife Center, S. B. (2017) Stetson Kennedy: Applied Folklore & Cultural Advocacy. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-19. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021690607/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. Stetson Kennedy: Applied Folklore & Cultural Advocacy. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-19, 2017. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021690607/>.