THEATER TALK

Program Details
Air Time: 
08/28/2013 - 5:00pm - 5:29pm
Program Title: 
CHRISTOPHER BRAM ON EMINENT OUTLAWS
Program Service: 
MX
PSIP Description: 
Writer Christopher Bram talks about his book "Eminent Outlaws: Gay Writers Who Changed America."
Long Description: 
Our guest is writer Christopher Bram, author of Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America, his rich and sweeping chronicle of gay authors, dramatists, and poets in post-WWII America and how they influenced the course of literary history. He discusses the lives of major male homosexual writers including: Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Allen Ginsberg and others -- men whose work helped change the informed straight world's perception of their sexuality from fear and contempt to acceptance, and now, in many cases, adulation.