On March 8, 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch spoke at the Brooklyn Historical Society’s Annual Library Dinner. Taylor Branch is a native of Atlanta, Georgia and author of the King Era Trilogy, a narrative history of the U.S. during the Civil Rights era which includes Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction and the Pulitzer Prize for History.
His most recent book is The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President (Simon and Schuster 2009), a presidential memoir based on secret late-night interviews Branch and Clinton conducted over the 8 years of Clinton’s presidency.
Listen to a short clip of Taylor Branch’s talk here (6:53):
Listen to the full talk here (33:04):
And Listen to Taylor Branch’s band Off Our Rocker here!