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At a Glance
42 interviews with individuals, each of whom had an important connection to Paul Goodman at one point in their lives, conducted between 2004-2006. The interviewees are from a range of fields, some of them famous, some of them not, including Ned Rorem, Grace Paley, Noam Chomsky, Morris Dickstein, Richard Flacks, Sally, Susan and Daisy Goodman (Paul's widow and two daughters), Vera Williams, Jacqueline Gourevitch, and Nicholas von Hoffman.
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Releases from the interviewees are on file, so the collection has no restrictions on use.
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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Video Interviews about Paul Goodman; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
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Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Paul Goodman is an important figure in 20th-century intellectual and cultural history and the interviews make up a rich composite view into the intellectual world of the 1950s-early 1970s and can be of interest to students and scholars.