Joan Didion: Where I Was From – interview 10/29/2003

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Joan Didion talks about her memoir Where I Was From.  It’s about California: Combining history and reportage, memoir and literary criticism, and explores California’s romances with land and water; its unacknowledged debts to railroads, aerospace, and big government; the disjunction between its code of individualism and its fetish for prisonsand about her family and their place in California history.
interview conducted at KPFK in LA Oct. 29, 2003.