Publication Date: June 2008
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New York Times bestselling author John W. Dean and the son of conservative icon Barry Goldwater come together to show why Goldwater matters.
John Dean was White House legal counsel to President Nixon, chief minority counsel for the House Judiciary Committee, and associate deputy attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Worse Than Watergate, The Rehnquist Choice, Broken Government, and Conservatives without Conscience. Currently a columnist for Findlaw.com, Dean lives in Beverly Hills, California. Barry M. Goldwater, Jr., the son of Senator Barry Goldwater, served as Congressman from California for fourteen years. During that time, he served on a number of committees, including the Committee on Science and Technology, the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, and the Joint Committee on Energy. He also served on the privacy commission that looked into privacy issues affecting the private and corporate sectors. Goldwater retired from politics in 1983 and entered business in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, and New York. Since then, he has held responsible positions involving finance, management, and sales. Mel Foster is a former ad agency executive who used to record test tracks for commercials. An audiobook narrator since 2002, he won an Audie Award for Finding God in Unexpected Places by Philip Yancey and an AudioFile Earphones Award for the novel Match Made in Heaven by Bob Mitchell. Mel is the author of several novels, including Shaking Hands with Lefkowitz, and he hopes that one day listeners will get the opportunity to hear him reading something that he's written himself.
"An invaluable chronicle of the times." ---Publishers Weekly Starred Review
More than 150 writers from 40 events will gather in New York City for PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, April 28 – May 4, 2014.
For its 10th anniversary, the festival celebrates those who have dared to stand ‘on the edge,’ risking their careers, and sometimes their lives, to speak out for their art and beliefs. Join us for a wide range of events, including debates, one-on-one conversations, participatory workshops and performances in venues throughout the city. Use the code PEN14 (use PEN2014 for events at The Public Theater) and receive a 20 percent discount on most events. www.worldvoicesfestival.org