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Journalism - David Marcou Photography and Personal Collection: Digital Books, Plays, Poems and Other

David J. Marcou, alum of the MU School of Journalism, BJ 84. Collection of his authored books both print and digital, plays and more.

Digital Books, Plays, Poems and Other

Drama & Plays 

As Angels do in Heaven /  by David J. Marcou (2009)

A play written by David J. Marcou with characters that include Bert Harter, a famous British photojournalist; his wife, Sheila; David Lamont, a young writer-photographer and friend of the Harters; plus many fictional and non-fictional figures, including Sean O’Casey, W.B. Yeats, and G. B. Shaw among others.

Bloody Math: A Drama in Three Acts / David J. Marcou (2004)
A play based on the bombing of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Sterling Hall tragedy in August 1970 written by David J. Marcou.

Remembering Davy Crockett: An Unabridged Play / David J. Marcou (2013)
A play about Davy Crockett, the man and the legend, in American history.

Song of Joy – or, the Old Reliables: A Sequel to Sean O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock / David J. Marcou (2011)
A play based on five characters from Sean O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock set ahead 18 years to 1940 written by David J. Marcou revised based on a critique from the Abbey Theatre of Dublin, Ireland.

Journalism/Journalists

James Cameron Journalist / by David J. Marcou

A biographical sketch of British journalist James Cameron written by David J. Marcou. 

Putting it in Writing: An Exalted Leader in London / by David J. Marcou (March 24, 2009) cached

Online article written by La Crosse freelance journalist and author David J. Marcou about British journalist John Hilary Whale.

Putting it in Writing: Interviewing the Top Palestinian Director in London / by David J. Marcou (March 25, 2009) cached

Article appearing in online publisher Quazen written by La Crosse freelance journalist and author David J. Marcou about interviewing Francois Abu Salem, the director of El Hakawati, the only professional Palestinian theatre troupe active in the 1980s.

La Crosse, Wisconsin

Challenger & Nurturer: Wisconsin Civil Rights Pioneer James Cameron (1914-2006) / by David J. Marcou (2007)

An historical and biographical sketch of civil rights activist James Cameron who was born in La Crosse written by David J. Marcou (includes bibliographical references).

The Perfect Height of Trees: From Joliet to Marcou in Wisconsin / written by David J. Marcou (2013)

This compiled family history narrates the story from French Canada (Quebec) into Wisconsin and eventually La Crosse.

 

Spirit of La Crosse: A Grassroots History / edited by David J. Marcou (La Crosse, Wis.: D.J. Marcou: Western Wisconsin Technical College), 2000.

This compiled history embodies a grassroots efforts to tell the story of La Crosse's past through words and pictures. A fresh and innovative treatment of aviation, sports, communications, social services, minorities, military and religious life are offered in addition to the standard subjects of government, economy and education.

Photographers/Photography

America’s Heartland Remembers / edited by David J. Marcou and Barbara A. Pauls (2002).

Gaga Over a Gargoyle / by David J. Marcou (February 2008) cached

Article written by La Crosse freelance journalist and author David J. Marcou appearing in Smithsonian Magazine February 2008 about photographers from Margaret Bourke-White to Annie Leibovitz who have scaled the Chrysler Building in New York City for incredible photos.

Modest Archival Photobook: Representative Photos included in the Smithsonian Institution, Viterbo University, the British National Portrait Gallery, the State Historical Societies of Wisconsin and Missouri, the La Crosse Public Library, and other Notable Archives / by David J. Marcou and Matthew A. Marcou (2009).

Most of the Time I See Photographs: New American Views in the Public Arena / Photographed by Author David J. Marcou; main front-cover photo by Matthew A. Marcou

  • Part 1 (front and back cover, pages 1-36)
  • Part 2 (pages 37-76) 

The People Book: Photo-Essays and Montages in Monochrome/ Marcou, David J. (editor) (2004)

Many La Crosse, Wis., area photographers and writer teams compiled this work, edited by David J. Marcou.

Photographic Spirit: Inspiring Photo Lives and Images/ Marcou, David J. (2013)

Photographers highlighted include Eduard Jean (Edward John) Steichen, Dorothea Lange, Jon Tarrant, Annie Leibovitz, among others.

Pictures of Human Life: Documenting the Personal Spirit in my Little Black-and-White Photobook / David J. Marcou (2006)

Spirit of America and the World: A Black-and-White Anthology of Visual Gists of Stories / directed, edited, sequenced by David J. Marcou (2009)

Spirit of Wisconsin: A Historical Photo-Essay of the Badger State / edited by David J. Marcou for the American Writers and Photographers Alliance (2005)

Spirit of the World: A Group Photographic Portrayal of Nature, People, Stories and Miracles / compiled and edited by David J. Marcou (2006)

Vital Washington: A Jubilee Year 2000 Photo-Essay / David J. Marcou (2000)

Operatic Entrance / by David J. Marcou (March 2007) cached

Article written by La Crosse freelance journalist and author David J. Marcou appearing in Smithsonian Magazine March 2007 about photographer Bert Hardy’s capture on film of Queen Elizabeth II’s entrance to the Paris Opera House.

Poetry & Short Stories 

A Big Little Kid's Christmas / David J. Marcou (2007)
An autobiographical short-story about growing up and Christmas time written by David J. Marcou.

Mississippi Stick / David J. Marcou (1977-1978)
A poem by David J. Marcou.
 A poem written by David J. Marcou, when he earned an M.A. degree in American Studies from the University of Iowa. 

Musings / David J. Marcou (1970s)

My Son, A Man for All Seasons / David J. Marcou (2010)

A poem written for his son, Matthew A. Marcou.

New Day / David J. Marcou (2009)

A poem commemorating the inauguration of Barack Obama as president of the United States of America.