Top of page

Film, Video Joseph J. Ellis: Book Fest 05

About this Item


  • Joseph J. Ellis: Book Fest 05


  • Author Joseph J. Ellis at the 2005 National Book Festival

Event Date

  • September 24, 2005


  • -  Joseph J. Ellis, a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College, is a nationally recognized scholar of American history from colonial times through the early decades of the Republic. The author of seven books, he is recipient of the National Book Award in Nonfiction for "American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson" (1997) and the Pulitzer Prize for "Founding Brothers" (2000). His most recent book is ""His Excellency: George Washington"' (Knopf, 2004). He lives in Massachusetts.

Running Time

  • 31 minutes 29 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:

Joseph J. Ellis: Book Fest 05. 2005. Video.

APA citation style:

(2005) Joseph J. Ellis: Book Fest 05. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Joseph J. Ellis: Book Fest 05. 2005. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.