Once Upon a Time . . . The End

So, you've got your assignment. You've done your research, you've collected your tape, and now it's time (oh god) to write. In this panel discussion, moderated by Robert Krulwich, we examine the Everest and K-2 of story telling: How to Begin and (assuming you can get past that one) How to End.

So, you've got your assignment. You've done your research, you've collected your tape, and now it's time (oh god) to write. In this panel discussion, moderated by Robert Krulwich, we examine the Everest and K-2 of story telling: How to Begin and (assuming you can get past that one) How to End.

Do you invent a tentative start and finish before you begin? What if you have one, but not the other? Which is more important?


Featuring

Alan Berliner

Alan Berliner combines experimental cinema, artistic purpose, and popular appeal into compelling film essays. His award-winning films The Sweetest Sound, Nobody's Business, Intimate Stranger, and The Family Album have been broadcast around the world and honored at top international film festivals. He has won three Emmy awards, received numerous fellowships, and been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and other arts organizations.

Robert Krulwich

Robert Krulwich

A correspondent for National Public Radio, award-winning producer Robert Krulwich regularly appears on Morning Edition and All Things Considered.