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Fences (1985): Web Resources

A list of resources available through Truxal Library for researching August Wilson's Fences

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A Conversation with August Wilson
1988 interview with Bill Moyers for the television series A World of Ideas

Lectures in History: August Wilson and Fences 
Tulane University's John "Ray" Proctor for C-PSAN3's American History TV

Sports of the Times: Ray Dandridge, The Hall of Fame, and Fences
Article by George Vecsey for The New York Times

Spotlight: August Wilson (part 1) and Spotlight: August Wilson (part 2)
Professor of Theater at Hunter College and the Graduate School of CUNY, Ed Wilson interviews August Wilson

Troy Maxson: Heart, Heartbreak as Big as the World
Discussion of Troy Maxson for the NPR radio series In Character

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