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LOC: National Book Festival: David Maraniss, History & Biography

Sat Aug 31, 10am–10:45pm
Presented by: Library of Congress
Venue: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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David Maraniss discusses "A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father" (Simon & Schuster) with Adam Kushner. Welcome by: Ryan Ramsey.

David Maraniss is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has been affiliated with The Washington Post for more than 40 years. He is the author of 11 books, including the critically acclaimed best-sellers “When Pride Still Mattered,” “First in His Class,” “They Marched into Sunlight,” “Clemente,” “Once in a Great City,” “Barack Obama: The Story” and “Rome 1960.” He is a visiting distinguished professor at Vanderbilt University and a fellow of the Society of American Historians. His new book is “A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father” (Simon & Schuster). It is the story a World War II veteran and commander of an all-black company who came to be named a communist and was called before the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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