TITLE: Jill Abramson & Jane O'Connor: 2012 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Jill Abramson, Jane O'Connor
EVENT DATE: 09/22/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 19 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Jill Abramson & Jane O'Connor appear on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Jill Abramson is executive editor of The New York Times, where she has worked since 1997. Abramson is the first woman in this role in the newspaper's 160-year history. She also writes about life with her golden retriever puppy, Scout, in her Puppy Diaries blog and subsequent book, the inspiration for "Ready or Not, Here Comes Scout!" written with her sister, Jane O'Connor.
Speaker Biography: Jane O'Connor graduated from Smith College and is an editor at a major publishing house. She is the author of many children???s books, including the popular Fancy Nancy books. Which have sold more than 16 million copies. She has currently written, with sister Jill Abramson, "Ready or Not, Here Comes Scout!"
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012