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Gary Redman, now retired from the former Academic Media Center at UND, taped UND's Writers Conference events for over 10 years begining in the early 70s. A highlight from those years is a conversation with author Truman Capote

Retired UND employee recalls author encounters over years of writers conferences

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Gary Redman has met some of America’s most famous authors, but his introduction to Truman Capote persisted in his mind the longest.  


More than 30 years ago, Redman was working as a videographer for UND’s Writers Conference, an annual event at the university that has brought some of the most influential and upcoming writers to Grand Forks.

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Jennifer Johnson
Jennifer Johnson covers K-12 education for the Grand Forks Herald.  
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