University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Bands of Brothers

Bestselling historians Walter Borneman, John Bruning and Clay Risen will discuss bonds forged in battle and honored in memory.

Walter Borneman

Walter R. Borneman writes about American military and political history. His latest book, "Brothers Down: Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS Arizona," provides a very personal look at the attack through the eyes of the 38 sets of brothers assigned to the ship....

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John Bruning

John R. Bruning is the author or collaborating writer of a number of nonfiction books, including the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller, "Outlaw Platoon," written with Sean Parnell, "Shadow of the Sword," with Jeremiah Workman, "How to Break a Terrorist," with Matthew Alexander, "House to House," with David Bellavia, "The Devil's Sandbox" and "Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent" with Fred Burton....

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Clay Risen

Clay Risen is the deputy op-ed editor at The New York Times and the author of several works of American history, including "The Crowded Hour: Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the Dawn of the American Century," "The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act," which was named a 2014 notable book of the year by The Washington Post, and "A Nation on Fire: America in the Wake of the King Assassination....

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