Delta: Everything Southern, 2013
A native of Rolling Fork, Mississippi, Mr. Willy Bearden has expressed his love of the Mississippi Delta through his interest and talents in music, books, history, film-making and public speaking. He is best known for his popular "Memphis Memoirs" programs that air on the WKNO-TV (PBS). He has directed and produced a full-length motion picture, One Came Home, situated in the Delta of the 1940s. Mr. Bearden is the 2011 recipient of the University of Memphis College of Communication and Fine Arts Distinguished Achievement Award in the Creative and Performing Arts. Presentation from the collection of William Bearden.
2013 June 7
"Willy Bearden, Never Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story and Other Lessons I've Learned in the Delta, Delta: Everything Southern, 2013" (2021). Video. 6.