Natural Gifts with Wendell Berry

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Join us for an hour of stirring and straightforward wisdom from one of the most highly respected of modern American writers and poets. Using words like "affection" and "satisfaction," "care" and "joy," Berry calls for a re-evaluation of the basic values and practices of our lives. He illustrates his ideas with glimpses of his own life and those of his Kentucky farm neighbors, and describes a future where we can learn to find love, wisdom and meaning in the people, the places and the work of our own daily lives. "Abstractions don't work--abstractions are abstractions," he says. "You have to realize that finally you must do something." (hosted by Michael Toms)


Wendell Berry is a conservationist, farmer, essayist, novelist, professor of English, and poet. He was born August 5, 1934 in Kentucky where he now lives on a farm. The New York Times has called Berry the "prophet of rural America." He's a veteran sage of sustainable agriculture; a progressive defender of virtue and tradition.

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Host: Michael Toms       Interview Date: 12/2/1992       Program Number: 2362