|2008_DC_NBF_Schieffer_080927||11||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Bob Schieffer|
Bob Schieffer, who has been with CBS News since 1969, is one of very few correspondents to have covered all four major Washington beats: the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department and Capitol Hill. He is CBS’s chief Washington correspondent and since May 1991 has anchored the...
|2008_DC_NBF_Roberts_080927||7||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Cokie Roberts|
Cokie Roberts, a New York Times best-selling author, is a political commentator for ABC News and serves as a senior news analyst for National Public Radio. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including two Emmy Awards, induction into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame...
|2008_DC_NBF_Schorr_080927||23||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Daniel Schorr|
Daniel Schorr, currently a senior news analyst for National Public Radio, has won three Emmys, a Peabody award for “a lifetime of uncompromising reporting of the highest integrity,” awards from civil liberties groups and the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Golden Baton for...
|2008_DC_NBF_Maraniss_080927||7||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- David Maraniss|
David Maraniss, an associate editor of The Washington Post, has won several awards for writing, including the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1993. His critically acclaimed and best-selling books include They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace in Vietnam and America, October...
|2008_DC_NBF_Brooks_080927||5||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Geraldine Brooks|
Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Geraldine Brooks wrote for The Wall Street Journal, where her beats included Bosnia, Somalia and the Middle East. Her fiction debut, Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague, was a 2001 Notable Book of the Year for The New York Times, The...
|2008_DC_NBF_Wood_080927||2||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Gordon S. Wood|
Gordon S. Wood
Gordon S. Wood is the Alva O. Way University Professor and professor of history at Brown University. He is the author of many award-winning works, including The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787, which won the Bancroft and John H. Dunning prizes and was nominated for the...
|2008_DC_NBF_Hutchison_080927||10||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Kay Bailey Hutchison|
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from the state of Texas. She is a graduate of the University of Texas and the University of Texas Law School and was twice elected to the Texas House of Representatives. She has also received...
|2008_DC_NBF_Dozier_080927||20||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Kimberly Dozier|
Award-winning CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier reported primarily on the war in Iraq from 2003 until she was seriously injured by a car bomb in 2006, as recounted in her book, Breathing the Fire (Meredith, 2008). She is the recipient of a 2008 Peabody Award and four Gracie Awards...
|2008_DC_NBF_Bush_080927||6||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Laura and Jenna Bush|
Laura Bush has always been passionate about reading. An Honorary Ambassador for the U.N. Literary Decade, she hosted the first-ever White House Conference on Global Literacy in 2006 to encourage international cooperation and build free societies through literacy. In 2001 she joined with the...
|2008_DC_NBF_Dobbs_080927||6||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Michael Dobbs|
Michael Dobbs is a reporter for The Washington Post and at present responsible for "The Fact Checker" column. He has spent much of his career as a foreign correspondent covering the collapse of communism and has served as the Post’s bureau chief in Warsaw, Paris and Moscow. He has won...
|2008_DC_NBF_Singletary_080927||5||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Michelle Singletary|
Michelle Singletary is a nationally syndicated columnist for The Washington Post with her award-winning column, “The Color of Money,” now carried in about 120 newspapers across the country. The Pulitzer nominated-column won a prestigious award from the Society of American Business...
|2008_DC_NBF_Misc_080927||21||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Miscellaneous|
|2008_DC_NBF_Theroux_080927||9||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Paul Theroux|
Paul Theroux initially pursued a career in medicine, but the allure of travel and his gift for writing led him in a different direction. He virtually reinvented the travel writing genre, beginning with The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia (1975) to his latest travel epic, Ghost...
|2008_DC_NBF_Atkinson_080927||2||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Rick Atkinson|
Rick Atkinson, staff writer and senior editor at The Washington Post, is a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, for national reporting, public service and history. He is the author of The New York Times best-seller The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 (Holt paperbacks,...
|2008_DC_NBF_Stine_080927||9||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- R.L. Stine|
R.L. Stine's writing career began at the age of 9 when he wrote stories and jokes on an old typewriter and handed them out at school. He is now the author of more than 100 books and has sold more than 400 million copies, making him one of the best-selling children’s book authors in history....
|2008_DC_NBF_Brown_080927||3||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Sandra Brown|
Sandra Brown is the author of nearly 70 published novels, including 55 New York Times best-sellers. Before embarking on a writing career, she worked in television -- including weather-casting and feature reporting on the nationally syndicated program “PM Magazine.” She is the recipient of...
|2008_DC_NBF_Horwitz_080927||13||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Tony Horwitz|
Before becoming a full-time author, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tony Horwitz was a foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and a staff writer for The New Yorker. He is the author of Blue Latitudes, Confederates in the Attic and Baghdad Without a Map -- all national...
|2008_DC_NBF_Isaacson_080927||8||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2008 -- Walter Isaacson|
Veteran journalist Walter Isaacson's career has taken him from a newspaper reporter and city hall columnist in New Orleans to managing editor of Time magazine. He has been chairman of CNN and currently is president of the Aspen Institute. He is the author of Benjamin Franklin: An...
|2020_01_09A1_Iron_Cages_O||141||DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Opening Reception for our new Art Exhibition, 'Iron Cages'|
Join us at the Opening Reception for our new Art Exhibition, 'Iron Cages'
Featuring Artwork by Incarcerated Artists
Join us on January 9th from 6:30-8:30pm
This January we are partnering with our friends at the Justice Arts Coalition, a national network providing resources for people creating art in... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_01_09A3_Iron_Cages||189||DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Exhibit: Iron Cages|
New Art Exhibition, 'Iron Cages'
Featuring Artwork by Incarcerated Artists
This January we are partnering with our friends at the Justice Arts Coalition, a national network providing resources for people creating art in and around the US carceral system, to exhibit works of art created... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_02_14D5_Date_Lab||218||Washington Post @ Smithsonian American Art Museum -- DATE LAB: Night at the Museum|
DATE LAB: Night at the Museum
by The Washington Post
Join us as The Washington Post Magazine’s popular Date Lab column comes to life this Valentine’s Day at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Get a behind the scenes look at how Date Lab writers make matches and coordinate dates plus what makes a d... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_02_16E_Wuerker||126||DC -- Word Bubble Party @ Matt Wuerker's|
Folks here include Alexandra Bowman, Teresa Roberts Logan, Claire Rhode, Randy Lieberman and Ulia, Steve Artley, Martha and Dane Kennedy, Matthew Schneer, Donna Lewis, Matt Wuerker, Dana Maier and Ralph Geiger, Mike Rhode, Clay Jones, Mike Jenkins, Lisa Vogel and Art Hondros, Nicole Belanus, Warren ... (Partially reviewed)
|2020_01_25E2_KatzenO||40||DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2020A Winter Opening Reception (Public)|
Folks here include: Luis Lorenzana, Laura Roulet, Tobin Bell, Artemis Herber, Carol Barsha, and Ed Bisese. (Partially reviewed)