TITLE: Doris Kearns Goodwin: 2006 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Doris Kearns Goodwin
EVENT DATE: 2006/09/30
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 23 minutes
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Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Doris Kearns Goodwin, a former Harvard professor and Woodrow Wilson Fellow, is the author of several New York Times best-sellers, including "No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt," which was awarded the 1995 Pulitzer Prize in History, and her latest book, "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln" (Simon & Schuster, 2005). She is the recipient of the Charles Frankel Prize and the Sara Josepha Hale Medal. She was the first woman journalist to enter the Red Sox locker room and has been a consultant and on air-person for PBS documentaries on Lyndon Johnson, the Kennedy family, Franklin Roosevelt, Abraham and Mary Lincoln, and Ken Burns' "The History of Baseball." Currently an NBC News analyst, Goodwin lives in Massachusetts.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2006