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America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King with William Ferris

This video recording was made on January 2, 2000 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, part of the "American Voices" presentations at the "Millennium on the Mall" celebrations. Transcript in "The Blues -- Past and Future:An Interview with B.B. King," Reflections on American Music:the Twentieth Century and the New Millennium: a Collection of Essays in Honor of the College Music Society, eds. James R. Heintze and Michael Saffle, Hillsdale, New York: Pendragon Press, 2000, pp. 243 - 257                                               

Video Information
Year: 2000
Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 01:02:00
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: Ferris Collection
Contributing Organization: William R. Ferris Collection
Transcript Available: Yes

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2006
Digitizing Organization: Open Video

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