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Speaker: Anna Quindlen
Event Date: Oct. 9, 2004
Running Time: 02:14

Anna Quindlen explains why literacy is a civic duty.

“Reading is the ultimate democratic act”

Speaker Biography:
Anna Quindlen is a best-selling fiction and non-fiction writer. She has written four best-selling novels including “Black and Blue” and “Blessings: A Novel” and collections of essays including “Loud and Clear.” She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for her New York Times column “Public and Private.” Quindlen writes the “Last Word” column in Newsweek magazine.