Tucson Festival of Books

Through the Eyes of a Filmmaker


It's truly an art to take a story that is almost beyond belief and turn it into a visual experience. Here is a look at two women who do just that. One in the intelligence field who turned up new clues about John F. Kennedy's assassination, and the other working with a war hero who transforms his devastating injuries into a positive force for other veterans, professional football players, and anyone facing a major challenge.


Panelists
Mary Haverstick

Mary Haverstick is a director, writer and cinematographer who founded a Pennsylvania production company and has been directing independent films and commercials for over 30 years. After starting out as on-air television host at her local NBC-affiliate, Haverstick left the anchor chair to develop her skillset behind the camera....

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Terese Schlachter

Terese Schlachter is an author, video producer, writing coach, instructor and Chief Storyteller at Ridgeback Communications. She began her career in her hometown of Toledo, Ohio, as a reporter at WTVG-TV, botching several live reports before taking her place behind the camera as a producer....

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Books:
A Woman I Know
Female Spies, Double Identities, and a New Story of the Kennedy Assassination
Mary Haverstick
History / Biography
Crown
November 2023
ISBN 9780593727812
560 pages
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Finding Waypoints
A Warrior's Journey Toward Peace and Purpose
Terese Schlachter
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
SCHAFFNER Press
November 2023
ISBN 9781639640249
320 pages
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