Dave Barry and Frank McCourt

Dave Barry is the author of thirty books and was a syndicated humor columnist for twenty-five years. His latest book, Dave… read more

Dave Barry is the author of thirty books and was a syndicated humor columnist for twenty-five years. His latest book, Dave Barry’s History of the Millennium (So Far), is a collection of reviews of the years. He made humorous comments about recent events in the news and his life. Frank McCourt is the author of several books, including the memoir Angela’s Ashes that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1997. Mr. McCourt was an English teacher in New York City high schools for thirty years. He spoke humorously about his life and about education, including how teaching is depicted in the movies. After their presentations, both authors responded to questions from members of the audience.

The opening scenes of the program were on the street of the Miami Book Fair International.

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Dave Barry and Frank McCourt

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Public Affairs Event
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Call-In
Location:
Miami, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Nov 15, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 26, 2008

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  • Nov 15, 2008 | 1:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 29, 2008 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2008 | 12:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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