Force and Violins: What the FBI Had on Folksingers
Among the sufferings of those pursued during the McCarthy era, the situation of folksingers and folklorists was unique. Suspected by their government, they were hunted by the FBI almost everywhere. Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, one can now know the extent of privacy crimes committed against Pete Seeger and other folklorists. For more than 20 years, the FBI and CIA conducted surveillance...
Dunaway, David - Dunaway, David King - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
My father, my partner, lecture by Nora Guthrie
Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | Woody Guthrie : father & partner | American Folklife Center lecture, 2012-03-29
Nora Guthrie discusses her work developing projects that bring Woody Guthrie's vast, often unknown, cultural and creative legacy to life. Lectures.. Photographs.. manuscripts 1 folder. | 1 video file (69 min.) : digital, sound, color. | photographs | lecture by Nora Guthrie. (Statement Of Responsibility). Nora Guthrie, speaker. (Performers). Recorded in the Mumford Room, LM 649, James Madison Building, Library of Congress on March...
Guthrie, Nora - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
Woodie Guthrie: My Father, My Partner
Nora Guthrie recounted her early recollections of family life (which include family gatherings and hootenannies with musicians close to the family), her father Woody's hospitalization with Huntington's Disease, her recognition of her father's growing mythology among artists in the 1960s folk music revival, and the gradual transition of her relationship with her father into one of professional partnership.