Tuesday, May 31, 2022
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Sunday, May 08, 2022
Robert Caro shows off his typewriter and also gives a succient explanation of his writing process and how to avoid “thinking with your fingers.”
New-York Historical’s exhibition “Turn Every Page”: Inside the Robert A. Caro Archive showcases never-before-seen highlights from life and career of Robert Caro, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author behind such masterful biographies as The Power Broker and the multi-volume series The Years of Lyndon Johnson.
Watch as Caro himself explores some of the key objects in the exhibition. In this episode, he describes one of his trusty Smith Corona Electra 210 typewriters, a brand that he’s worked on for decades and that has become an essential part of his writing process.
Monday, May 02, 2022
Before I began compiling the film clips from YouTube that would eventually form the documentary film about my brother, Bigfoot Tim, I outlined the movie using sticky notes. It’s a good way to organize your thoughts, especially in a documentary film where all the parts don’t seem to gather in any cohesive order.