TITLE: James L. Swanson: 2013 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: James L. Swanson
EVENT DATE: 09/21/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 38 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
James L. Swanson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Presidential historian James L. Swanson is the Edgar Award-winning author of the New York Times best-sellers "Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer" and its sequel, "Bloody Crimes: The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln and the Chase for Jefferson Davis." His other works include the young-adult best-seller "Chasing Lincoln's Killer." He has two new books out this fall: "End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy" and, for young adults, "The President Has Been Shot! The Assassination of John F. Kennedy." He has held a number of government and think-tank posts in Washington, D.C., including at the U.S. Department of Justice.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2013