Dennis Lehane is an American author. He has written several novels; the first several were a series of mysteries featuring a couple of protagonists and other recurring characters, including 'A Drink Before the War'. Of these, his fourth, 'Gone, Baby, Gone', was adapted as a 2007 film by the same name. Wikipedia*
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Dennis Lehane has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2008 Forum.