Streaming Media


Public Dialogue on the American Dream Theme


2 hours 3 minutes

Original Description

Panelists: novelist Toni Morrison (New York), Primus St. John (poet and Professor of English, Portland State University), John Callahan (Lewis & Clark College), Susan Kirshner Callahan (Lewis & Clark College), and Lloyd Baker (Portland State University student). Sponsored by the Portland State University Black Studies Center and the Oregon Committee for the Humanities.


This discussion, presented by the Portland State Black Studies Center, was Part 2 of 2 in a "Public Dialogue on the American Dream Theme."

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Black studies, American Dream

Original Format

Reel to reel, 7.5 ips, 2 track, mono


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Transcript added March 1, 2022.

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