Lorraine Hansberry

Friday, August 04, 1961

Patricia Marx interviews playwright Lorraine Hansberry after the success of her seminal work A Raisin in the Sun. Ms. Hansberry discusses the characters in the play, and how each of them reflect ideals that she herself carries. She also shares her feelings on the importance of African tradition to the African-American community, and her future plans and dreams.

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Lorraine Hansberry and Patricia Marx


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About Patricia Marx


Patricia Marx Interviews is a series of interviews done for WNYC and other stations that include talks with: Woody Allen, Dick Gregory, William Golding, General Omar Bradley, Arthur C. Clarke, David Halberstam, Bob Hope, George Balanchine and others.

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