TITLE: Jim Lehrer & Kate Lehrer
SPEAKER: Jim Lehrer, Kate Lehrer
EVENT DATE: 2004/10/09
RUNNING TIME: 58 minutes
Jim and Kate Lehrer speak at the 2004 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Jim Lehrer moved from a newspaper career to public broadcasting and a long-term journalism partnership with Robert MacNeil in the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, now The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. He is the recipient of the National Humanities Medal and the George Foster Peabody Broadcast Award. A prolific author, Lehrer has written two memoirs, three plays and 13 novels including the most recent, "No Certain Rest." He lives in Washington, D.C.
Speaker Biography: Kate Lehrer writes about strong women who go against the norm. Her novel, "Out of Eden," won the Western Heritage Award. In addition to her novels, she writes short stories, essays and book reviews and also participates in the Diane Rehm Book Club on National Public Radio. She grew up in Texas and now resides with her husband Jim in Washington, DC.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2004