11th Annual Leon Levy Biography Lecture
Geoffrey C. Ward—a historian, biographer, and screenwriter who has collaborated with filmmaker Ken Burns throughout his career—gives this annual talk on writing and researching biography. Ward is the writer or co-writer of many acclaimed PBS documentaries, including The Civil War, Baseball, Jazz, and most recently, The Vietnam War. He is also the author of 16 books, including A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Francis Parkman Prize.
Presented with the Leon Levy Center for Biography.
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