Writing History Vividly

Moderated by Mr. Lamb, the panelists talk about the art of writing colorful narrative history. Robert Caro’s books include… read more

Moderated by Mr. Lamb, the panelists talk about the art of writing colorful narrative history. Robert Caro’s books include The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York and three volumes in the Years of Lyndon Johnson series: Path to Power, Means of Ascent and Master of the Senate. Nell Irvin Painter’s books include Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol, Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919, and Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas after Reconstruction. After their presentations, the panelists answered audience members' questions. close

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Writing History Vividly

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Program ID:
169575-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 13, 2002
Last Aired:
Aug 12, 2003

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  • Apr 13, 2002 | 8:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2002 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2002 | 8:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 2002 | 3:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2003 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2003 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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