Reading Aloud; Popular Culture
Popular Culture #2
More material may be available from this program at the WGBH Archives. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email email@example.com.
This program has not been digitized yet or cannot be made available on Open Vault.
- Reading Aloud
- Popular Culture
- Series Description
William Cavness reads works of literature on-air. According to Cavness' oral history of the beginnings of Reading Aloud, the series came about, in part, due to the Soviet ban of the work Dr. Zhivago in the Fall of 1958, and the books fourth edition falling out of print in the United States. As such Dr. Zhivago became the first work Cavness read, and the resulting success, directly lead to the creation of the series which ran until Cavness' retirement from WGBH in 1991. Series release date: 11/24/1958
- Program Description
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Performance in a Studio
- Cavness, William (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Reading Aloud; Popular Culture,” 02/01/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 15, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_96E10CCA3D9F4C97AA96F56E17E37BD1.
- MLA: “Reading Aloud; Popular Culture.” 02/01/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 15, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_96E10CCA3D9F4C97AA96F56E17E37BD1>.
- APA: Reading Aloud; Popular Culture. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_96E10CCA3D9F4C97AA96F56E17E37BD1