RICK ATKINSON

2011: The Central Myth of the 20th Century

Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and journalist RICK ATKINSON talks about the art and science of writing military history – how it is done, and why, in fact, it must be done. He focuses primarily on his World War II Liberation Trilogy, which has now occupied more than a decade of his life. In this trilogy, Atkinson has always aimed, he says, “to bring a historian’s brain and storyteller’s voice to what John Updike called ‘the central myth of the 20th century.'”

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