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Title
Arthur Bell interviews Truman Capote, 1979-04-13
Names
Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Donor)
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 (Interviewee)
Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Interviewer)
Collection

Arthur Bell Collection of Recorded Interviews, 1970-1980

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979-04-13
Date Created: 1970-01-02
Table of Contents
CD 1 and CD 2, tracks 1-5. American author Truman Capote discusses his experience switching from classical writing to the style known as New journalism, that was a cross between journalism and literature, using the same literary techniques as for a novel. He also talks about his book "In cold blood" that he wrote in this blend of the reportage of fact with the writing style of fiction. He also recounts his working routine on recording interviews of various people for his articles. -- CD 2, tracks 6-8. Unidentified surgeon talks in detail about sex reassignment surgeries such as genitoplasty, and their side effects, after surgery hormonal treatments, and the various causes of transsexualism.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 52773
Shelf locator: *LTC 4510
Topics
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Authors, American -- 20th century
Journalists -- United States
Journalism -- United States
Nonfiction novel
Surgeons -- United States
Transgender people -- Medical care -- United States
Sex change -- Risk factors
Transsexualism -- Social aspects -- United States
Gender nonconformity -- United States
Transsexuals -- Surgery
Generative organs -- Surgery
Sex change
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Biographical/historical: Arthur Bell conducts two interviews--the first one with Truman Capote, the second one with an unidentified surgeon--most likely for his articles in Playboy magazine.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger from information on original cassette.
Venue: Recorded in 1979 April 13 (CD 1 and CD 2, tracks 1-5) and 1970 January 2 (CD 2, tracks 6-8) New York, N.Y.
Additional physical form: Service compact discs (2 audio discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original, available in *LDC 52773.
Acquisition: Gift; Bell Estate; 1990 NN-RHA.
Content: Forms part of Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews, 1970-1980, *L (Special) 90-32.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 84 min.) : analog, stereo
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19946185
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b5842ac0-8a97-0131-ed62-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1979 - 1970). Arthur Bell interviews Truman Capote, 1979-04-13 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b68d9a90-8a97-0131-b327-58d385a7bbd0

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Arthur Bell interviews Truman Capote, 1979-04-13