TITLE: Edmund Morris: 2011 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Edmund Morris
EVENT DATE: 09/24/2011
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 43 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Edmund Morris appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt," the first in a trilogy about the 26th U.S. president, won both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for its author, Edmund Morris. The second in the series was the award winning "Theodore Rex," and the final volume is 2010's "Colonel Roosevelt" (Random House). Morris is also the author of "Beethoven: the Universal Composer" and "Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan." He has written extensively on travel and the arts for such publications as The New Yorker, The New York Times and Harper's Magazine.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2011