Book Discussion on The American Story

Jennifer Armstrong talked about her book, illustrated by Roger Rothe, The American Story: 100 True Tales from American History, published… read more

Jennifer Armstrong talked about her book, illustrated by Roger Rothe, The American Story: 100 True Tales from American History, published by Knopf Books for Young Readers. The book is a collection of vignettes highlighting the nation’s history, intended for ages 9-12. Jennifer Armstrong described her writing process and how she picked several of the stories included in the book. She talked about the persistance of historical myths and how she did her research. She also talked about the process of illustrating books. Ms. Armstrong answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The American Story

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195801-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2007
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2009

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  • Feb 17, 2007 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2007 | 11:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 18, 2007 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 2009 | 5:11am EST | C-SPAN 3
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