Authors and Their Hometowns (Broadcast Ready with Embedded Captions)


From To Kill a Mockingbird to A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, authors from all eras have pulled from their hometown experiences to create great literature. Hosted by Meredith Vieira, this program explores how the hometowns of great authors have influenced their writing and their stories. Authors and Their Hometowns features interviews with local authors, librarians, and readers, and includes content from local stations across the country.

Stations to create their own local NOLA Code in ProTrack for this program when downloaded from Wavelength.

For JMC/Central Cast stations airing broadcast-ready version, ProTrack Media ID Number (**Please note the new JMC ID number as of 8/31/18):
AUTHORS AND THEIR HOMETOWNS JH-01457405 August 31, 2018

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Title: Authors and Their Hometowns (Broadcast Ready with Embedded Captions)

Format: Video

Clean of Graphics: No

Type: Full Program

Subject(s): TGAR Authors, TGAR Character, TGAR Hometown Story

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: WLIW

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 08/31/2018

Runtime: 00:26:46

Main Asset File Size: 13.69 GB

Rights Information:

  • Media Rights: Specific manner/media
  • Specific Manner and Media specified: Public Television,Free VOD & PBS Passport: public TV website only
  • Territory (*Please note: all internet exploitation of this program must be geo-limited to the specified territory): United States (including territories and possessions)
  • Term: 3 years
  • Releases: 4
  • Editing Allowed?: No
  • Digital Classroom Rights: Yes
  • Promotional Use: Yes

Sensitive Material: N/A

Special Instructions: This is the broadcast-ready version of this program. To customize this program for your market, please see the Localizable version, also on Wavelength. “Authors and Their Hometowns” Mandatory Credit on all versions: Authors and Their Hometowns, the companion documentary to THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, is/was made possible in part by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a grant from Anne Ray Foundation, and by contributions to your PBS station from Viewers like you. Thank you.

Language: English


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