LitBirthdays September 10, 2010

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Friday September 10

Charles Kuralt (b. 1934) – U.S. journalist – On the Road with Charles Kuralt (television series) Charles Kuralt

Read the Wikipedia article about Charles Kuralt

Read a Charles Kuralt biography

Read a New York Magazine article about Charles Kuralt

http://bit.ly/bhmCAR

Watch a segment of On the Road with Charles Kuralt

Watch 16 in Webster Groves, a 1966 documentary narrated by Kuralt
about teenagers (and their parents) in a midwestern town

http://vimeo.com/12658300

Other video links for Charles Kuralt:

Levi Fisher, Pennsylvania postal master:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmD1Rifh_4s

Steam locomotive driver (1980s)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8g01-uCTpg

Building a canoe with Bill Hafeman
http://www.wdef.com/video/from_the_archive_on_the_road_again_with_charles_kuralt/11/2008_1

1970 news feature on the centennial lightbulb at Livermore, California http://www.centennialbulb.org/kuralt.htm

Shoe Salesman “The Best in the Business”
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4594074n&tag=related;wc4596758

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Andrei Makine Andrei Makine (b. 1957) – Russian / French novelist – Human Love

Read an interview of Andrei Makine

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/interview-andrei-makine–through-the-iron-curtain-to-paris-1077329.html

Read about Makine’s novel Human Love

http://americareads.blogspot.com/2007/01/andre-makines-lamour-humain.html

Listen to a podcast about Makine and his novel The Woman Who Waited

http://www.abc.net.au/rn/bookshow/stories/2007/1949581.htm

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