Audio Recording June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Feb. 12, 1979

June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Feb. 12, 1979

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Title

  • June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Feb. 12, 1979

Summary

  • Ms. Jordan reads eight selections from her collection entitled Passion and two selections from her collection, Things that I do in the dark.

Names

  • Jordan, June, 1936-2002.
  • Meredith, William, 1919-2007.
  • Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
  • Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1979.

Contents

  • Song for Sojourner Truth -- Gettin' down to get over -- Taking care -- Free flight -- Poem on the murder of two human being black men, Denver A. Smith and his unidentified brother, at Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1972 -- Poem about police violence -- Memo -- A short note to my very critical and well-beloved friends -- TV is easy next to life -- Poem in honor of South African women -- Poem about my rights.

Notes

  • -  Introduced by William Meredith.
  • -  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 : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono. ; 10 in. + program information ([4] p.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Tape 12672

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91740691

Online Format

  • audio

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Rights & Access

“Streaming Audio Use Restrictions: The recordings on this page are provided for reference, research, and educational purposes only. No portion of any recording may be reproduced, redistributed, or otherwise made available by any third-party, for any purpose, without prior written authorization from the rights holder.”

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Chicago citation style:

Jordan, June, William Meredith, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. 1979. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740691/.

APA citation style:

Jordan, J., Meredith, W., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1979) June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740691/.

MLA citation style:

Jordan, June, et al. June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. 1979. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740691/>.