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TITLE: Geoffrey Ward: Book Fest 07
SPEAKER: Geoffrey Ward
EVENT DATE: 2007/09/29
RUNNING TIME: 53 minutes
Geoffrey Ward in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Speaker Biography: Historian and screenwriter Geoffrey C. Ward is the author of 14 books, including "Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson" (2004) and co-author, with Ken Burns, of "The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945" (Knopf, 2007). He has also written or co-written many documentary films, including "The Civil War", "Baseball", and "Jazz". The recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Francis Parkman Prize, he lives in New York City.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2007