Recording the storytellers
Published 12/23/2011, DL-Online
“You know, somebody should get him on tape telling all those stories,” you hear people say about some local wag. “Someday I just want to set up a video camera have her talk for an hour,” others announce. “When she’s gone, all that history will just disappear.” The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Most wanna-be documentarians never get around to recording the storytellers and the old-timers.Word count: 660
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