Art of the Biographer

James Atlas moderated a panel of biographers who talked about their books and about writing biographies. After their presentations… read more

James Atlas moderated a panel of biographers who talked about their books and about writing biographies. After their presentations they answered questions from members of the audience.

Christopher Hitchens is the author of Thomas Jefferson: Author of America. Francine Prose is the author of Caravaggio: Painter of Miracles. Edmund Morris is the author of Beethoven: The Universal Composer. All three books were published by HarperCollins in its Eminent Lives series. close

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

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Art of the Biographer

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Program ID:
195399-3
Category:
Interview
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 26, 2009

Airing Details

  • Nov 19, 2006 | 12:36pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2006 | 8:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 2007 | 8:09pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 2009 | 3:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2009 | 9:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2009 | 3:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2009 | 9:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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