A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

David Maraniss

Lucian Perkins

Appearing Courtesy of The Arizona Daily Star

David Maraniss is an associate editor at The Washington Post and a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University. He has won two Pulitzer Prizes for journalism and was a finalist three other times. Among his best-selling books are biographies of Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Roberto Clemente and Vince Lombardi. He is also the author of a trilogy about the 1960s in Rome, "Once in a Great City" and a book about the Vietnam war, "They Marched into Sunlight." "A Good American Family" is his 12th book. 

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Scheduled events:
Hurray for the Red, White and Who?
Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss will discuss his latest book, "A Good American Family," an important memoir about his father and his country's long struggle with what it means to be an American.

Arizona Daily Star Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science

Panelist: David Maraniss
Moderator: Jasmine Demers

A Good American Family
The Red Scare and My Father
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Simon & Schuster
November 2020
ISBN 9781501178399
Paperback, 432 pages
$17.00, INSTORE
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Barack Obama
The Story
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Simon and Schuster
January 2015
ISBN 9781439160411
Paperback, 676 pages

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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