Audio Recording James Baldwin reading from his works

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Title
James Baldwin reading from his works
Summary
After an introduction to his life and work by Library of Congress Poetry Consultant Gwendolyn Brooks, author James Baldwin reads selections from two essays published in the 1950s and several passages from his fictional works.
Contributor Names
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000.
Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1986.
Notes
-  Recorded Apr. 28, 1986, in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
-  Sponsored by the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
-  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 sound tape reel (ca. 60 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in. + 1 descriptive sheet.
Call Number/Physical Location
PS3552.A45
RWB 2968
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsrs/poetryarch.88752473
Library of Congress Control Number
88752473
Online Format
audio
Description
After an introduction to his life and work by Library of Congress Poetry Consultant Gwendolyn Brooks, author James Baldwin reads selections from two essays published in the 1950s and several passages from his fictional works.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/88752473
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Chicago citation style:

Baldwin, James, Gwendolyn Brooks, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. James Baldwin reading from his works. 1986. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88752473/. (Accessed November 22, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Baldwin, J., Brooks, G., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1986) James Baldwin reading from his works. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88752473/.

MLA citation style:

Baldwin, James, et al. James Baldwin reading from his works. 1986. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/88752473/>.