The Art of Biography Panel

Michael Korda spoke with authors Christopher Hitchens and Francine Prose about biographical writing at the Smithsonian Castle in… read more

Michael Korda spoke with authors Christopher Hitchens and Francine Prose about biographical writing at the Smithsonian Castle in Washington, D.C. All three authors were writing books for the HarperCollins Eminent Lives Series. Michael Korda’s biography Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero, was published in September 2004. Christopher Hitchens was releasing a book about Thomas Jefferson in June 2005, and Francine Prose’s biography of Caravaggio was scheduled for release in October. Throughout the discussion, the panelists answered questions from members of the audience close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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The Art of Biography Panel

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Program ID:
184637-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 26, 2004
Last Aired:
Oct 13, 2013

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  • Dec 26, 2004 | 5:12pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 02, 2005 | 9:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 08, 2005 | 12:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 2005 | 1:17am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 2009 | 2:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 03, 2009 | 8:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 13, 2013 | 5:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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