E.L. Doctorow Interview
He was interviewed by Allen Weinstein, archivist of the United States from January 2005 to December 2008. This event was part of the Archives' “American Conversation” series.
E.L. Doctorow talked about his life and work. He focused on the events and questions that led to him becoming a writer. Mr. Doctorow is the author of… read more
E.L. Doctorow talked about his life and work. He focused on the events and questions that led to him becoming a writer. Mr. Doctorow is the author of numerous books, including Ragtime, World’s Fair (National Book Award winner), and Billy Bathgate (National Book Critics Award winner). His latest book is Creationists: Selected Essays 1993-2006.
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