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The Craft of Writing - Screenplays and History

Season 1, Ep. 12

A screenwriter, a scholar of the ancient world and a modern Russian historian discuss the craft of writing – a lot of the how, some of the why, and the difference between "small t" and "Big T" truths. With special guest Rod Barr and Indiana University Professors Dan Caner and Emma Gilligan.

Discussed in this episode:

The Sound of Freedom (soon-to-be-released motion picture)

David Brion Davis

Flannery O'Connor

Peter Brown

Ronald Syme

Thomas Merton

Abbey Road Studios

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