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Fall 2013 Visiting Writers Video Highlights
(2:50) Gilbert King
"I'm so glad you wrote this story because our family never talked about
any of this stuff. . . ."
(32:56) William Kennedy
"We're talking today about 40 years ago, in the early days of the
journalism program here at the University. . . ."
(7:48) Luis Gutierrez
"I went to Spanish Harlem and there's all these Mexican places. . .
I said really, ok, no more Peurto Rican flags here. . . but that's the
passage of immigrants. . ."
(36:19) Ava Homa
"Why were these men tortured, killed and imprisioned? Because they were Kurdish and they wanted to be Kurdish. . ."
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“Always an ink-stained wretch”
William Kennedy on his life as a journalist
On October 9, William Kennedy delivered the following musing on his career and on journalism today to mark the 40th anniversary of the journalism program at SUNY Albany, where he taught until 1982.
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November 15, 2013
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