Writing Biographies

Two authors compared and contrasted the writing of memoirs for both living and deceased subjects. Mr. Morris’s The Rise of… read more

Two authors compared and contrasted the writing of memoirs for both living and deceased subjects. Mr. Morris’s The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Rex are the first volumes of a projected trilogy profiling the two-term president. Ms. Morris’s Edith Kermit Roosevelt relates the life story of President Roosevelt’s childhood friend who became his second wife and first lady. Mr. and Mrs. Morris described the joys and the problems inherent in the process of writing biographies, while sharing anecdotes from their own experiences. After the presentation, the authors answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 16, 2002
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2002

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  • Feb 16, 2002 | 7:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 17, 2002 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2002 | 5:40am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 2002 | 1:46pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 2002 | 8:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 2002 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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