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Great American Authors Since 1650: 1958-Present

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This generation of writer witnessed and participated in WWII, the Korea War, the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Vietnam War. These experiences shaped the writers intellectually, spiritually and emotionally in ways that were translated into their writing. Authors from this time period include: Lorraine Hansberry, Joseph Heller, Truman Capote, Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Amy Tan, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, August Wilson, and Cormac McCarthy.

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Runtime: 28 minutes 58 seconds

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Great American Authors: Since 1650
Season 0 / Ep 1
27 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Great American Authors: Since 1650
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29 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Great American Authors: Since 1650
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26 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Great American Authors: Since 1650
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28 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Great American Authors: Since 1650
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29 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Great American Authors: Since 1650
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29 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Great American Authors: Since 1650
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28 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Great American Authors Since 1650: 1958-Present
Great American Authors: Since 1650
Season 0 / Ep 8
28 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12