Bel Kaufman

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A Foreign Melody: Bel Kaufman Expounds on Pedagogical Concerns

Wednesday, October 31, 2012


"I feel like an impostor," the author and teacher Bel Kaufman confesses in this talk given at the Overseas Press Club in 1966, where the topics include her accent, poetry, and the classroom.

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Bel Kaufman

Wednesday, March 23, 1966

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Author of "Up the Down Staircase," Bel begins her talk by mentioning that her first work published was a poem she wrote at age 7. She speaks about how she became ...