Authors talked about their books on famous fugitives. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Skip… read more
Authors talked about their books on famous fugitives. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Skip Hollandsworth moderated.
The panelists were: Malcolm Beith, The Last Narco: Inside the Hunt for El Chapo, the World’s Most Wanted Drug Lord; Jonathan Eig, Get Capone; Hampton Sides, Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin; and James Swanson, Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln’s Corpse.
The program “Literature on the Lam: Famous Fugitives” was held in the C-SPAN/Book TV Tent of the Texas Book Festival.
The program opened and closed with scenes of the book festival and programming information. close
People in this video
- Skip Hollandsworth Executive Editor Texas Monthly
- Hampton Sides Editor at Large Outside Magazine
- James L. Swanson Member (Former) Lincoln (Abraham) Bicentennial Commission->Advisory Committee
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