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Donald Waldie Holy Land A Suburban Memoir
Margaret Crawford introduces Donald Waldie and expresses her admiration for his book Holy Land: a suburban memoir....
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Margaret Crawford introduces Donald Waldie and expresses her admiration for his book Holy Land: a suburban memoir....
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Waldie plays a video that he feels reprocesses his memories as an argument. Waldie claims that the content of the video is an...

Donald Waldie Holy Land A Suburban Memoir

October 1, 1997 | Video Lecturer:
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Margaret Crawford introduces Donald Waldie and expresses her admiration for his book Holy Land: a suburban memoir. Waldie begins by presenting what he calls a “melodramatic” slide show of the suburbs of Lakewood, California in the 1950s. Waldie describes his memories through excerpts from his book. Waldie plays a video that he feels reprocesses his memories as an argument. Waldie claims that the content of the video is an assemblage of public memories. Waldie concludes with general remarks on irony and story telling.

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Donald Waldie-clip_3426
Margaret Crawford introduces Donald Waldie and expresses her admiration for his book Holy Land: a suburban memoir....
Donald Waldie-clip_3433
Donald Waldie-clip_3433
Waldie plays a video that he feels reprocesses his memories as an argument. Waldie claims that the content of the video is an...
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Donald Waldie-clip_3436
Waldie speaks about faith, reading, and the idea of Los Angeles as history. He concludes with general remarks on irony and story...

Donald Waldie-clip_3426

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Margaret Crawford introduces Donald Waldie and expresses her admiration for his book Holy Land: a suburban memoir. Waldie begins by presenting what he calls a “melodramatic” slide show of the suburbs of Lakewood, California in the 1950s. This is the city where Waldie grew up. He describes his memories through extracts from his book.