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American Experience; Eudora Welty -- One Writer's Beginnings


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American Experience
Eudora Welty -- One Writer's Beginnings
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

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Pulitzer prize-winning author Eudora Welty has lived most of her life in the same house in Jackson, Mississippi. A story about the importance of place, this film is her personal history, evoking a time before television when books where valued and family members talked and an automobile ride was a chance for a child's imagination to soar.



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Chicago: “American Experience; Eudora Welty -- One Writer's Beginnings,” 11/09/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 12, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6F4E7A0BB9184F5EAAB5D15EC9178F4C.
MLA: “American Experience; Eudora Welty -- One Writer's Beginnings.” 11/09/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 12, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6F4E7A0BB9184F5EAAB5D15EC9178F4C>.
APA: American Experience; Eudora Welty -- One Writer's Beginnings. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6F4E7A0BB9184F5EAAB5D15EC9178F4C
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