Maraniss, an associate editor at The Washington Post, is the author of six books, including the critically acclaimed and best-selling They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam andAmerica, October 1967; When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi; and First In His Class: The Biography of Bill Clinton. Simon and Schuster will publish his next book, Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero, next April.
During his 28 years at Post, Maraniss has won virtually every prize in journalism, including the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. He has been a Pulitzer finalist three other times.
Maraniss will be available for questions at a reception immediately following the lecture.
This story was published on November 11, 2005.