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Legacy Of The Letter, The: The Scarlet Letter Commentaries; Legacy Of The Letter, The

03/21/1979


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Series
Legacy Of The Letter, The: The Scarlet Letter Commentaries
Program
Legacy Of The Letter, The
Program Number

104

Series Description

A series of four half-hour documentaries that aired on WGBH-FM the same nights as the television programs, April 2-5, 1979. They looked at issues raised in the novel from the prismatic perspective of the 17th century Puritan period, Hawthorne’s 19th century era and contemporary 20th century America. The Legacy features lively conversations with humanities scholars, audio clips from the TV series, music, sound effects, on-the-street interviews and illuminating excerpts from 17th and 19th century literature, journals, and sermons.

See On-Air April 1979 Radio program guide for cover story. Series release date: 1979

Program Description

The final program examines the remnants and lasting effects of Puritan values and attitudes in America, as well as Hawthonre’s influence on generations of writers.

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Literature
Creators
Sirota, Barbara (Series Producer)
Hahn, Cliff (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Legacy Of The Letter, The: The Scarlet Letter Commentaries; Legacy Of The Letter, The,” 03/21/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_9C051AC6FD3541C9801273409A22AC63.
MLA: “Legacy Of The Letter, The: The Scarlet Letter Commentaries; Legacy Of The Letter, The.” 03/21/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_9C051AC6FD3541C9801273409A22AC63>.
APA: Legacy Of The Letter, The: The Scarlet Letter Commentaries; Legacy Of The Letter, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_9C051AC6FD3541C9801273409A22AC63
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