Top of page

Film, Video Douglas Brinkley

About this Item


  • Douglas Brinkley


  • Douglas Brinkley speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.

Event Date

  • October 09, 2004


  • -  Douglas Brinkley is the author of numerous nonfiction books including three biographies: "Dean Acheson: The Cold War Years," "Driven Patriot: The Life and Times of James Forrestal" and "The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carter's Journey Beyond the White House" -- all chosen as Notable Books by The New York Times. His most recent book is "Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War," a New York Times bestseller, and he is editor of "Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954." He is director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies and professor of history at the University of New Orleans; he also lives in New Orleans.

Running Time

  • 36 minutes 56 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image

Rights & Access

While the Library of Congress created most of the videos in this collection, they include copyrighted materials that the Library has permission from rightsholders to present.  Rights assessment is your responsibility.  The written permission of the copyright owners in materials not in the public domain is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. There may also be content that is protected under the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations.  Permissions may additionally be required from holders of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights). Whenever possible, we provide information that we have about copyright owners and related matters in the catalog records, finding aids and other texts that accompany collections. However, the information we have may not be accurate or complete.

More about Copyright and other Restrictions

For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.

Credit Line: Library of Congress

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Douglas Brinkley. 2004. Video.

APA citation style:

(2004) Douglas Brinkley. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Douglas Brinkley. 2004. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.