TITLE: Elizabeth Dowling Taylor: 2012 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Elizabeth Dowling Taylor
EVENT DATE: 2012/09/22
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 44 minutes
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Elizabeth Dowling Taylor appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Over a 22-year career in museum education and historical research, Elizabeth Dowling Taylor was director of interpretation at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and director of education at James Madison's Montpelier. She is now a fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. Taylor's first book, "A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons," released by Palgrave Macmillan in January 2012, was a New York Times best-seller and a National Book Award nominee. The Christian Science Monitor rated the book No. 1 in its list of "20 nonfiction books to watch for in 2012."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012