TITLE: George Weigel: 2013 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: George Weigel
EVENT DATE: 2013/09/22
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 41 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
George Weigel appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: George Weigel is an internationally recognized expert on the history of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the Distinguished Senior Fellow and Chair of Catholic Studies at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., and was the founding president of the James Madison Foundation. His biography of Pope John Paul II, "Witness to Hope," was a best-seller, and when Pope Benedict XVI stepped down from his post, Weigel was an ever-present commentator on the future of the papacy. His new book is "Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st Century Church."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2013