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Radio Action Theater, a collaboration between writer/director Robert Clem and composer Donald Stark, has since 1991 produced dramatic programs aired on NPR, Pacifica radio and in 55 countries around the , with performances by Eli Wallach, Ossie Davis, Betty Buckley, Campbell Scott, Hope Davis, Michael O’Keefe, David Strathairn, Lois Smith, Jeffrey Wright, John Glover and Will Patton, among others. Notable programs include adaptations of William Faulkner’s ‘Spotted Horses’, ‘Honor’ and ‘Mountain Victory’, part of the three hour series Centennial Faulkner (1997); Hamilton v. Burr: A Strange Case of Homicide; The Untouchable Dr. (Woodrow) Wilson; Charles Chestnutt:  The Inner Life of Slavery, with a dramatization of Chestnutt’s story ‘Dave’s Neckliss’; and Child of the Sun; The Expedition of Hernando de Soto, a five-part series with Hispanic and native American actors about the Spanish conquistador who traversed the South beginning in 1539. With South Carolina Educational Radio, in 1994 New Media produced Tall Tales from the Hunters' Camp, based on stories by 19th century writer William Gilmore Simms.

A FAULKNER RADIO CENTENNIAL

 

CHILD OF THE SUN

 

THE UNTOUCHABLE DR. WILSON

 

THE INNER LIFE OF SLAVERY

 

TALL TALES FROM THE HUNTERS' CAMP

 

HAMILTON VS. BURR

 

These programs were funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Southern Humanities Media Fund, the South Carolina Humanities Council, the Arkansas Humanities Council, the Mississippi Humanities Council, the Florida Humanities Foundation, the New Jersey Humanities Council, the New Jersey Historical Commission and the North Carolina Humanities Council.

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