Art of Biography Panel

Edmund White Rimbaud: The Double Life of a Rebel), Les Standiford, The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens’s A Christmas… read more

Edmund White Rimbaud: The Double Life of a Rebel), Les Standiford, The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol Rescued His Career and Revived Our Holiday Spirits), Nancy Milford (a forthcoming

biography of Rose Kennedy) and Stacy Schiff (a forthcoming biography on Cleopatra) participated in a panel discussion was held on the art of biography. Among the topics they discussed where choosing subjects to write about and how to empathize with unsympathetic characters. James Atlas moderated. Following their discussion the panelists responded to questions from the audience. close

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

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Art of Biography Panel

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282405-3
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Public Affairs Event
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Miami, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Nov 16, 2008
Last Aired:
Apr 4, 2009

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  • Nov 16, 2008 | 11:13am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 2009 | 4:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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