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Published on Dec 21, 2011
CUNY TV's restoring of the classic public television program, "Day at Night", which aired from 1973-1974. In this episode, host James Day talks with writer Wallace Stegner. They discuss Mr. Stegner's childhood, the American West and how it has influenced his work and pro-conservation ideas, as well as the "American Dream" and the values and philosophies that are reflected in his works.
CUNY TV is proud to re-broadcast newly digitized episodes of DAY AT NIGHT, the popular public television series hosted by the late James Day. Day was a true pioneer of public television: co-founder of KQED in San Francisco, president of WNET upon the merger of National Educational Television (NET) and television station WNDT/Channel 13, and most recently, Chairman of the CUNY TV Advisory Board. The series features fascinating interviews with notable cultural and political figures conducted in the mid 1970's.(Taped: 04/18/74)