Woody Guthrie at 100 - SXSW Music 2012

Music has always been an important agent for social, political, and economic change in America. This year marks the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Woody Guthrie, whose Depression-era songs of protest still resonate today. Digging into the songs and stories of his life adds a vital dimension to an appreciation of his work. First-person stories and historical perspective will frame the discussion.