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Carmen Fields interviews Robert Nemiroff
[Lorraine Hansberry]
Original Airdate: 1/16/1989

Length: 00:03:42
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Carmen Fields reports that the play Les Blancs, by playwright Lorraine Hansberry will be produced by the Huntington Theater Company. Fields reports that Les Blancs is set in a fictitious African nation struggling for independence. Fields reports that Robert Nemiroff (production advisor) is overseeing the production of the play. Fields interviews Nemiroff about Hansberry and her work. Nemiroff says that Hansberry's play foreshadows the revolutionary changes that would take place in Africa in the 1960s. Nemiroff discusses Hansberry's work; he says that much of her work revolved around the relationship between the oppressed and their oppressors. Fields reviews Hansberry's career. She notes that Nemiroff is gathering materials for a Hansberry Library Collection. Fields report includes footage from the WNET production of Les Blancs and footage from the 1961 film A Raisin in the Sun. Fields report includes footage and photographs of Hansberry and shots of advertisements for Hansberry's plays.

Contributor : Reporter
Carmen Fields
Format : Tape 6258   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102983 
VHS cassette 105223 
Betacam cassette 105208 
digital betacam cassette 105207 

Subject : Keywords
African Americans - Civil rights

Subject : Personal Names
Fields, Carmen
Hansberry, Lorraine
Nemiroff, Robert

Type : Genre
News - Television

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