Film, Video Nick Kotz: 2014 National Book Festival

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Nick Kotz: 2014 National Book Festival
Nick Kotz appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Event Date
August 30, 2014
-  As an acclaimed journalist and author, Nick Kotz has conveyed important stories to the American people on topics such as government corruption, national defense, civil rights and social justice. For his work as a journalist for The Des Moines Register and The Washington Post, Kotz has been honored with the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Washington correspondents, the Raymond Clapper Memorial Award and two Robert F. Kennedy awards. Kotz also received a National Magazine Award for a story about the American military. In his latest book, "The Harness Maker's Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas" (Texas Christian University Press), Kotz depicts his ancestor Nathan Kallison's journey to the United States as a Jewish Ukrainian immigrant searching for the American dream. Kotz's historical account emphasizes the struggle of Jewish immigrants in San Antonio during the turn of the 20th century and ultimately relays their significant contributions to society, culture and the economy in Texas
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49 minutes 5 seconds
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online text

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