Opal Whiteley


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Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Opal Whiteley
The Mystery of Opal Whiteley - a half-hour documentary on Opal Whiteley,


Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley of a half-hour documentary on Opal Whiteley, a young woman from Cottage Grove, Oregon. In 1920 she published a childhood diary about her time in the woods and her love of nature. It became wildly popular and then was later condemned as a hoax. This diary created an international controversy that led to her eventual decline in mental health.

Dmae Roberts co-produced this with Playwright Dorothy Velasco in 1988 with music by John Doan.


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