A Life with MLK — The Perils of Biographical History: Taylor Branch

SEP 27, 2017 | 6:30 PM

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WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

C200: Proshansky Auditorium

WHEN:

September 27, 2017: 6:30 PM

ADMISSION:

Free; Reservations Required

SPONSOR:

Public Programs

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Description

Taylor Branch, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of a landmark trilogy chronicling the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the history of the Civil Rights Movement, gives this annual talk on the process of writing and researching biography. Branch’s bestselling works include the three-volume America in the King Years; a selected summary, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement; and The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President.
 
Presented with the Leon Levy Center for Biography.