Film, Video Candice Millard on James Garfield
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- Candice Millard on James Garfield
- New York Times bestselling author Candice Millard discusses her book, "Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine & the Murder of a President" about the of the presidency and extraordinary story of the life of President James Garfield, the post-shooting medical treatment that may have caused his death, and the political struggles that defined the era. While Garfield's is not the most famous assassination of a US president, the story of his shooting and its aftermath is both gripping and relevant.
- Event Date
- September 18, 2019
- - Candice Millard is the author of "Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill" (2016), and "River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey" (2005). She is also a top ten critics pick by the New York Times, as well as a Quill Awards finalist. Millard's work has also appeared in the New York Times Book Review, Washington Post Book World, the Guardian, National Geographic, and Time.
- Running Time
- 54 minutes 22 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
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