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LIVE from the NYPL: Art as Unauthorized Autobiography A Conversation with Richard Dreyfuss & Frederic Morton moderated by David Margolick


May 26, 2005

Richard Dreyfuss won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in "The Goodbye Girl" at age 29 and later was nominated for his role in "Mr. Holland's Opus." Much of his life has been spent as a political and social activist. He was recently appointed to the Council on Foreign Relations.

Frederic Morton is a two-time National Book Award finalist for The Rothschilds and A Nervous Splendor. Now, in his first book in over fifteen years, Morton writes about his own departure from Vienna and his subsequent life in America with Runaway Waltz: A Memoir from Vienna to New York.

David Margolick is contributing editor at Vanity Fair and a former law columnist for The New York Times. He is author of Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink, a book to be published in September 2005.