Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection

Frank McCourt

Special | 28m 48s

Pulitzer Prize winning author, Frank McCourt discusses the loss of the storytelling ethos in our culture, and the need to preserve history through both oral and written tradition. Additional discussion about his experiences teaching which led to the 2005 book "Teacher Man". McCourt says it was his students who urged him to write his memoir of growing up poor in Ireland, which was eventually publi

Aired: 11/14/02

Rating: TV-G

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