Buzz Bissinger, best-selling author of Friday Night Lights and Three Nights in August, talks about his new memoir, Father’s Day: A Journey into the Mind and Heart of My Extraordinary Son. His twin sons were born three minutes apart and are extremely different—Gerry is a graduate student at Penn, while Zach has spent his life attending special schools, challenged by serious intellectual deficits. Bissinger shares revelations about his own parents, fatherhood, and the price of ambition and its effect on his twins.
Big money, corruption, and injury have put college football in the spotlight. Tomorrow night, Intelligence Squared will debate the idea of banning college football. Buzz Bissinger, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Friday Night Lights -- and supporter of a ban -- previews the conversation with Tim Green, announcer and former Atlanta Falcons defensive end -- who opposes a ban. Tim Green is also the author of Pinch Hit.