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Geoffrey C. Ward has 3 upcoming events.

Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns
The Willard Washington, Monday, November 17 at 12pm
Geoffrey C. Ward (A Disposition to Be Rich, Baseball, Jazz, Mark Twain, The Civil War, The War, Unforgivable Blackness, Ken Burns's The Civil War Deluxe eBook (Enhanced Edition), The Roosevelts, Before the Trumpet, A First Class Temperament, The Comeback, The Roosevelts)
Ken Burns (Horatio's Drive, Lewis & Clark, The national parks, Baseball, Jazz, Mark Twain, The Civil War, The War, Ken Burns's The Civil War Deluxe eBook (Enhanced Edition), The Roosevelts, The Roosevelts)

Geoffrey C. Ward is the coauthor of The Civil War (with Ken Burns and Ric Burns), and the author of A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, which won the 1989 National Book Critics Circle Award for biography and the 1990 Francis Parkman Prize. He lives in New York City.
Ken Burns, director and producer of The national parks, founded his own documentary company, Florentine Films, in 1976. His films include The War, Jazz, Baseball, and The Civil War, which was the highest-rated series in the history of American public television. His work has won numerous prizes, including the Emmy and Peabody Awards, and two Academy Award nominations. He received a Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award in 2008. He lives in Walpole, New Hampshire.Ken Burns is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com). (added from Random House)
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The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, Tuesday, September 9 at 12pm
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, the tie-in volume to his upcoming PBS series. Luncheon.

Location: Street: The Union League Club, 65 West Jackson Blvd. City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Free Library of Philadelphia - Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward - The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Joseph Fox Bookshop, Thursday, September 11 at 7:30pm
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward “Not only the greatest documentarian of the day, but also the most influential filmmaker period” (The Baltimore Sun), Ken Burns has opened the doors of American history for millions of people. With an intimately personal yet grand style of storytelling, his films have resurrected the people and events both mythologized and lost to history. His documentaries include Baseball, Jazz, The Dustbowl, Brooklyn Bridge, and the landmark series The Civil War. His films have won 12 Emmy Awards and have twice been nominated for Oscars. A seven-part program that follows Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt for more than a century, Burns’s new series airs on PBS this fall. Geoffrey C. Ward, Burns’ longtime collaborator, is the principal writer of The Civil War, Jazz, Baseball, and 13 other of the director’s PBS documentaries. For his work he has won seven Emmy Awards. Ward is also author of A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, winner of the 1989 National Book Critics Circle Award for biography, as well as more than a dozen other books whose themes range from East Indian culture to Mark Twain. Tickets on sale August 22 at 10:00 AM! Limit 2 tickets per person Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a TICKETED event; $15 General Admission, $7 Students. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Geoffrey C. Ward has 1 media appearance.

An interview about documentary filmmaking
Charlie Rose, Tuesday, April 4, 1995
David Grubin; Orlando Bagwell; Ric Burns; Geoffrey Ward

A conversation with producers Orlando Bagwell and David Grubin, screenwriter Geoffrey Ward, and documentarian Ric Burns about biographies, documentaries, and the art of storytelling. (timspalding)
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