Researching and Writing Biographies
Taylor Branch talked about the challenges of researching and writing biographies. His trilogy on the civil rights era chronicled Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and work during that period.
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Kai Bird Executive Director City University of New York->Leon Levy Center for Biography
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