TITLE: Taylor Branch: 2006 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Taylor Branch
EVENT DATE: 2006/09/30
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 28 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Taylor Branch speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch is the author of "Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63," "Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65" and "At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years 1965-68" (Simon & Schuster, 2006), his three-volume account of the civil rights movement and Martin Luther King Jr.'s role. The author of two other nonfiction books and a novel, Branch is a former staff member of The Washington Monthly, Harper's and Esquire. He lives in Baltimore, Md.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2006