Tribute to Philip Roth

Philip Roth, author of over twenty novels, including Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy’s Complaint, American Pastoral and The Human Stain and… read more

Philip Roth, author of over twenty novels, including Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy’s Complaint, American Pastoral and The Human Stain and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and National Book Critics Circle Award, was paid tribute on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday. The event consisted of 2 panel discussion. The first discussion focused on the influence of Mr. Roth’s writing. The second discussion was a profile of Mr. Roth’s career. 

The event was sponsored by Columbia University’s American Studies Department, The Library of America, and the National Book Foundation. close

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

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Program ID:
204924-1
Category:
American Profile
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 10, 2008
Last Aired:
May 11, 2008

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  • May 10, 2008 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 11, 2008 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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