John Darnton on His Memoir, Almost a Family

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist John Darnton discusses his memoir Almost a Family, about what happened to his family when his father, a war correspondent for The New York Times, was killed in World War II when John was just eleven months old. He explores the powerful myth of the father-hero who gave his life for his family, country, and for journalism.


John Darnton

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