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Jun 10, 2017 8:30pm EDT
vanderbilt," and the national book award in 2009. most recently has biography of george custer, the 2016 pulitzer prize winner. i would call it quits. two pulitzer prizes, and national book award, this is an incredible record that you have received in a very short time. we are very pleased to have you here. t.j. stiles will be speaking to us about george custer. [applause] t.j.: thank you very much. we are on c-span live so i will keep my cursing to a minimum. if you could please mute your cell phones i would really appreciate it. i am here to talk about somebody nobody has ever heard of, george armstrong custer. i decided to write about him because obviously i hate myself. he has been so written about, some people have estimated that he may be the second most written about figure in american history after abraham lincoln. i did not write my book because all of that work was terrible. lots of it is very good. rather, i want to understand custer in a new way, not entirely new but this has been touched on before, but to really drill down on something about the man. people who are academics
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