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Washington: The Indispensable Man 843 copies, 6 reviews

James Thomas Flexner has 1 media appearance.

James Flexner
Booknotes, Sunday, June 2, 1996
James Flexner discusses Maverick's Progress: An Autobiography.

Mr. Flexner talked about his autobiography, Maverick's Progress, published by Fordham University Press. He is best known for his four-volume biography of George Washington. All 25 of his books, the first of which was Doctors on Horseback, published in 1937, remain in print. He talked about his development as a writer and his methodology as a biographer. He has been a poet, an historical adviser to 1950s dramatic historical television productions, and recipient of an award from the Smithsonian Institution for successfully creating international interest in American art as a genre. (timspalding)… (more)
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