Douglas Brinkley discusses Cronkite: A Biography

EVENT:  Douglas Brinkley discusses his new biography Cronkite.

About the Author: Douglas Brinkley is a History Professor at Rice University and Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair.  Seven of his Books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year.  He lives in Texas with his wife and three children.

About the Book:  Cronkite, $34.99 Hardcover.  In Cronkite, Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite.  Brinkley has drawn upon recently disclosed letters, diaries, and other artifacts at the recently opened Cronkite Archive to bring detail and depth to this deeply personal portrait.  He also interviewed nearly two hundred of Cronkite's closest friends and colleagues, using their voices to instill dignity and humanity in this study of one of America's most beloved and trusted public figures.

Event format:  Douglas Brinkley will discuss his new Book and answer audience questions.  A Booksigning will follow the discussion.  Hardcovers of Cronkite will be available for purchase in advance from Rainy Day Books, and before, during and after our Author Event.

Date & Time:  Tuesday, June 5, 2012, Presentation at 6:30 PM and Reception at 6:00 PM

Location:  The Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum, 4801 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112

Admission Package:  This Event is OPEN to the general public.  Call The Kansas City Public Library 816-701-3407 to make Reservations to attend, or Register Online through this Link.

All Author Event Book Sales are Final and Non-Returnable.

Event date: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum
4801 Main Street
64112 Kansas City
us
Cronkite Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9780061374265
Availability: This book's status requires us to check for more information to determine availability
Published: HarperTorch - May 29th, 2012

In Cronkite, Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite.  Brinkley has drawn upon recently disclosed letters, diaries, and other artifacts at the recently opened Cronkite Archive to bring detail and depth to this deeply personal portrait.  He also interviewed nearly two hundred of Cronkite's closest friends and colleagues, using their voices to instill dignity and humanity in this study of one of America's most beloved and trusted public figures.


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