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Ed Bullins lectures at the University of Connecticut

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The recording begins with questions and answers by an unidentified woman, no introduction, the male interviewee (not Ed Bullins) begins talking about writing in a GI press in Germany, meeting Langston Hughes, his writing style and working on a tv show. Side B [0:278:48] is Ed Bullins (playwright) reads from his writing. [Static makes it difficult to hear] Playwright Ed Bullins spoke to the Black Experience in the Arts course (2015-0002/AC6). Unfortunately no date is attached to his lecture so it unknown when he spoke to students. Bullins' work earned him New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards as well as Obie Awards (for off-Broadway productions). He also served as Minister of Culture for the Black Panthers.

Biographical / Historical



1 Cassettes (Audio cassette tape recording) : AC 6 1 cassette, Side A-0:27:51, Side B-0:27:39. The recordings were combined for ease of listening. The combined run time of the digital recording is 0:55:25.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original audio recordings reside in the University of Connecticut, Black Experience in the Arts Collection, Archives & Special Collections, UConn Library.

Repository Details

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

University of Connecticut Library
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US