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Encore Q&A: Edmund Morris

Washington, DC
Saturday, February 18, 2012

Edmund Morris is the author of "Colonel Roosevelt," the final in his series of three books on Theodore Roosevelt. Morris discusses Roosevelt’s post-presidency years through his death at age 60. He also looks back at the 30 year process of writing about Theodore Roosevelt. The two previous books are "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt" and "Theodore Rex."

Edmund Morris won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1980 for "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt." He is also author of "Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan" and a biography on Beethoven, "Beethoven: The Universal Composer." Morris was born in Nairobi, Kenya, but has lived in the United States since 1968.

Updated: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 5:02pm (ET)

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