Film, Video Gwen Ifill: 2009 National Book Festival

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Title

  • Gwen Ifill: 2009 National Book Festival

Summary

  • Best-selling author Gwen Ifill appears at the National Book Festival.

Event Date

  • September 26, 2009

Notes

  • -  Gwen Ifill says she "always knew" she wanted to be a journalist. The moderator and managing editor of Public Broadcasting's "Washington Week" and senior correspondent for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer," Ifill is the best-selling author of "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama" (2009). She also moderated the vice presidential debates during the presidential elections in 2004 and 2008. Before coming to PBS, she was chief congressional and political correspondent for NBC News, White House correspondent for The New York Times and a local and national political reporter for The Washington Post. She also reported for the Baltimore Evening Sun and the Boston Herald American.

Running Time

  • 25 minutes 12 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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