Lila Weaver was born in Argentina but moved to Alabama as a young girl. Living in Marion, Alabama where her father taught at Judson and Marion Institute, she witnesses how a small Alabama town dealt with the Civil Rights Movement from the perspective of neither black or white. Now she has told that story in a graphic memoir bringing her skills as both and artist and a storyteller to bear with impressive results. OAD: 9/30/12 Length 27:25
More than fifty writers - including literary stars such as James Dickey, John Barth, Peter Taylor, Ray Bradbury, Shirley Ann Grau and Anne Rivers Siddons - have discussed their work on Bookmark during the past several years on Alabama Public Television. Host for the program is Don Noble, an English professor from the University of Alabama.