Book Discussion on Go Down Together

Jeff Guinn talked about his book Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde (Simon and Schuster; March 10, 2009). He used… read more

Jeff Guinn talked about his book Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde (Simon and Schuster; March 10, 2009). He used many unpublished sources to present a history of the infamous couple, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Mr. Guinn recounts the Barrow Gang’s criminal exploits that entertained the American populace during the Great Depression and contends that Bonnie and Clyde were inept crooks throughout their crime spree. Mr. Guinn responded to questions from members of the audience.

Mr. Guinn referred several times to the iconic motion picture Bonnie and Clyde (1967), featuring Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Gene Hackman, which was shown before this program, which was held was at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri. It was co-sponsored by Rainy Day Books. 

Jeff Guinn is the author of several books, including The Sixteenth Minute: Life in the Aftermath of Fame. Mr. Guinn was formerly a book editor for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. close

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Book Discussion on Go Down Together

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Apr 18, 2009
Last Aired:
May 22, 2011

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  • Apr 18, 2009 | 3:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 19, 2009 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 23, 2009 | 8:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 23, 2009 | 3:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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