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People Are Taught to be Different: Concepts of human death
Date
1958
Main contributor
KUHT-TV (Television station)
Summary
This television program discusses the social and cultural responses that people have created to process death and bereavement. The film discusses concepts of death and rituals in three different cultures: the Americans of the continental United States, the Bantu of Africa, and the Kiriwina of the Trobriand Islands. Dancers from Texas Southern University illustrate the three different cultures in modern interpretive dance. Credits: Schlessinger, Paul G. (director), Bergene, Arnold (editor), Meaney, John William (producer), Bullock, Henry Allen (narrator).
Contributors
National Educational Television and Radio Center; Meaney, John William; Bullock, Henry Allen; Schlessinger, Paul G.
Genre
television programs
Subjects
Sociology; Death; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Dancers; Public television; KUHT-TV (Television station)
Location
Houston, Texas
Collection
KUHT Film and Video
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Terms of Use
["In Copyright"]
Physical Description
00:29:31
Notes

This film was digitized and made available by a generous grant from the Texas State Library and Archives TexTreasure Grant.

This video was originally distributed by National Educational Television (NET).

Collection

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections

KUHT Film and Video

Series Title

People Are Taught to be Different

Other Identifiers
Digital Object: https://id.lib.uh.edu/ark:/84475/do0375db926; Other: ID 1997-006, AV Shelving; ArchivesSpace URI: https://findingaids.lib.uh.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/11673; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm2832r5701