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Crawford, Mark , 1972 December 5

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Scope and Contents

Journalist Mark Crawford spoke on 12/5/1972 (2015-0002/RR126 reel 1) (2015-0002/RR127 reel 2) at the University of Connecticut. Oscar Walters introduces Mark Crawford and describes how they met and the positions Mr. Crawford has held. Mr. Crawford opens with the statement that he is not a public speaker but he is currently teaching at Livingston College and his classes are on advanced creative writing and Black and Third World revolutionary literature. With the thought in mind that the literature of life has not yet been written, Mr. Crawford reads from a short story that may be the first chapter of a novel entitled "Willie P. Washington's Blues."


  • 1972 December 5

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Biographical / Historical

During the late 1950s, journalist Mark Crawford wrote for Jet Magazine. While there, Crawford primarily covered stories pertaining to the Civil Rights Movement.

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2 Reels (Magnetic tape audio recordings ) : RR 126-127 1:04:25; 0:02:32; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester. Combined run time of 1:06:47.

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

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