Historical Fiction Panel

Authrs Jane Kamensky and Jill Lepore took part in a discussion on history and fiction entitled, “Taking Liberties - Fiction and the… read more

Authrs Jane Kamensky and Jill Lepore took part in a discussion on history and fiction entitled, “Taking Liberties - Fiction and the Archives” and read from their co-authored novel, Blindspot: A Novel (Spiegel & Grau; December 9, 2008).

Jane Kamensky is the author of several books, including The Exchange Artist and Governing the Tongue. She is currently an American history professor and chair of the history department at Brandeis University.

Jill Lepore is the author of numerous books, including The Name of War and New York Burning, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She is currently an American history professor and chair of the history and literature program at Harvard University. close

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

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Historical Fiction Panel

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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Key West, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Mar 14, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 5, 2009

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  • Mar 14, 2009 | 10:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 14, 2009 | 11:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2009 | 4:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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