Legendary author Philip Roth died yesterday at the age of 85.
Here are two video recordings from the the C-SPAN Video Library that you might enjoy viewing.
From March 19, 2013
Title: The Life and Work of Philip Roth.
Panelists talk about the life and work of Philip Roth, author of such works as I Married a Communist, The Plot Against America, and The Human Stain. The first part of this event included speakers discussing Mr. Roth’s life and work, and the second part included an address by Mr. Roth himself. This discussion, held at the Newark Museum, took place on Philip Roth’s 80th birthday.
From November 20, 2002
Title: 2002 National Book Awards Ceremony
A medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters was bestowed on novelist Philip Roth.
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Introduction and speech by Roth are found beginning at about eight minutes into the video.