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Bebe Moore Campbell interview, 2003
Campbell, Bebe Moore, 1950-2006
Martinson, Connie
Date Created and/or Issued
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The Drucker Institute
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Connie Martinson Talks Books
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Bebe Moore Campbell discusses her children’s book, “Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry.” She begins by explaining that this is a book for children who may have a parent that suffers from bipolar disorder, an addiction problem, or any other mental illness. She explains that the young character in the book, has learned to deal with her mother’s bipolar disorder, and has to take care of herself. She relies on her grandmother and friends for support. Campbell shares that she knows many people who have mental illnesses and wrote this book to help family members who are also affected. She lists ways that a person can reach out and help a child who is living with an unstable parent. She ends the interview by talking about the way mental illnesses are treated today.
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Mother and child - Fiction
Mental illness - Fiction
African Americans - Fiction
U-matic tape: Excerpt of show with Martinson interviewing Stuart Farrell Tower before the break and Bebe Moore Campbell after the break. Date and times written on case spine: 10/13; 4:30pm; 9:30pm. Date on case front cover: 9/29/03. Date on tape: 9/25/03.
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