Palimpsest Book Group Discussion

The Left Bank Books Gay Men’s Reading Group discussed Gore Vidal’s book Palimpsest: A Memoir, published by Penguin… read more

The Left Bank Books Gay Men’s Reading Group discussed Gore Vidal’s book Palimpsest: A Memoir, published by Penguin Books. In the memoir, Mr. Vidal wrote about the first forty years of his life, discussing his friendships with Robert Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Jack Kerouac, and Tennessee Williams. The book group commented on Mr. Vidal’s candor about his friends and other figures of the day, including Sen. Joseph McCarthy, Alfred Kinsey, and others. close

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

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Palimpsest Book Group Discussion

173 Views
Program ID:
189277-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Oct 15, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 16, 2005

Airing Details

  • Oct 15, 2005 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2005 | 2:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Palimpsest Book Group Discussion

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:57:52
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:57:52
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video