Tucson Festival of Books

Major Garrett


Major Garrett is the chief Washington correspondent for CBS News and the author of "The Big Truth: Upholding Democracy in the Age of the Big Lie." The book honors those Americans who resisted the attempted coup after the 2020 election, risking their careers and in some cases their very lives.  

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Scheduled events:
Who Is Donald Trump?
Mark Leibovich, Jonathan Lemire, Major Garrett and his coauthor David Becker have studied The Donald for years. Today they will share what they have learned. Who is this man, anyway? This session is bound to leave us feeling covfefe!

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: David Becker, Major Garrett, Mark Leibovich, Jonathan Lemire
Moderator: Christopher Conover
Inside the White House
Between Jonathan Lemire's "The Big Lie" and Major Garrett's "The Big Truth" we get a good look inside the Donald Trump White House. Today, thanks to Chris Whipple and "The Fight Of His Life," we will learn how it compared to the Joe Biden White House today.

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 560)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Rincon Room (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Major Garrett, Jonathan Lemire, Chris Whipple
Moderator: Dan Balz
What Can We Expect in 2024?
As we head into another marathon of presidential campaigning, what lies ahead? What can we expect to see and hear in the next 20 months? In this session, data guru Philip Bump, QAnon expert Will Sommer, CBS correspondent Major Garrett and political expert David Becker will look into their own crystal balls.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: David Becker, Philip Bump, Major Garrett, Will Sommer
Moderator: Ron Barber

Book:
The Big Truth
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Diversion Publishing Corporation
September 2022
ISBN 9781635767841