Film, Video Stetson Kennedy: Applied Folklore & Cultural Advocacy
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- Stetson Kennedy: Applied Folklore & Cultural Advocacy
- 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.
- Event Date
- September 19, 2017
- - Author Peggy Bulger is a folklorist and served as the director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress from 1999 to 2011.
- Related Resources
- American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
- Running Time
- 1 hours 8 minutes 38 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
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