Book Discussion on The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger
Andrew and Stephen Schlesinger presented a collection of letters from their father, the late Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur… read more
Andrew and Stephen Schlesinger presented a collection of letters from their father, the late Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. A special assistant to President Kennedy, Schlesinger’s letters included correspondences with the Kennedy family, Lyndon Johnson, Henry Kissinger, and William F. Buckley. Andrew and Stephen Schlesinger spoke with Jon Meacham, executive editor of Random House, and former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw. The talk was hosted by Vanderbilt University in Nashville. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Andrew Schlesinger Son Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
- Stephen Schlesinger Son Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
- Nicholas Zeppos Chancellor Vanderbilt University
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