TITLE: Douglas Brinkley: 2006 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Douglas Brinkley
EVENT DATE: 2006/09/30
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 28 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Douglas Brinkley speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Douglas Brinkley is professor of history and director of the Roosevelt Center at Tulane University. Four of his books were selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year. His last three historical narratives, "Tour of Duty," "The Boys of Pointe du Hoc" and "Parish Priest," were all New York Times best-sellers. His most recent book is "The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast" (William Morrow, 2006). A contributing editor to Vanity Fair and American Heritage, he lives in New Orleans.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2006