Saturday Book and Author Breakfast

Mr. Burns talked about his book and the PBS series The War, which was a documentary on World War II. Ms. See talked about… read more

Mr. Burns talked about his book and the PBS series The War, which was a documentary on World War II. Ms. See talked about her personal history and her book Peony in Love: A Novel and the role of women in China. Mr. Hosseini talked about the lives of two Afghani women as they lived through political changes in Afghanistan. 

The particpants were Ken Burns, author (with Geoffrey C. Ward) of The War: An Intimate History, 1941 - 1945 (Alfred A. Knopf); Lisa See, author of Peony in Love: A Novel (Random House); and Khaled Hosseini, author of the novel A Thousand Splendid Suns (Riverhead Books). The moderator was Stephen Colbert, author of I Am America and So Can You (Warner Books/Hachette Book Group USA). close

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

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Saturday Book and Author Breakfast

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Program ID:
198442-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2007
Last Aired:
Jul 1, 2007

Airing Details

  • Jun 02, 2007 | 7:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2007 | 8:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2007 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 16, 2007 | 11:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 17, 2007 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 2007 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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