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"TVTV: The Television Revolution"

Video recording consists of a personal recording of the show "TVTV: The Television Revolution", which Fawcett possibly used for research purposes. Hosted by Moses Znaimer, this documentary and panoramic survey looks at the impact of television on modern society; "what it is doing for us and to us", and provides a viewer’s guide to using and perfecting the media. Industry critics discuss the battle between the written word and TV images, as well as the consolidation of the TV industry and the coming of satellite TV. Includes clips from classic American TV and Canadian TV. Also includes interviews with prominent American and Canadian film industry producers/directors such as Oliver Stone, Richard Price, Douglas Letterman and looks the Banff Television Festival.

TV Interview with Brian Fawcett on CBC Newsworld

Video recording consists of an interview with Stanley Engel and Fawcett is promoting new book "Public Eye". The interview is biographical in nature; Fawcett discusses teaching in prison; why he doesn't publish poetry anymore; his critical essay on Alice Munro; the writing of the book "Cambodia"; his writing style and research style: use of the split page or "interactive text"; strategy of the split page to offer normal reading and subtext of where the ideas for the text emerged.

TV Interview with Brian Fawcett on Canadian Living TV Show

Video recording consists of a TV Interview with Brian Fawcett on Canadian Living TV Show for the promotion of his new book "The Disbeliever's Dictionary" shot at Dooney’s Café in Toronto where Fawcett does most of his writing in the café watching people go by. Fawcett talks about the book which takes a "disrespectful look" at life and society in Canada.

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