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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow at BYU forum March 19

Ron Chernow, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, historian and biographer, will present a Brigham Young University campus forum address Tuesday, March 19, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

Broadcast information can be found at byutv.org/schedule

Chernow is known for his best-selling and award-winning biographies of historical figures from the world of business, finance and American politics. He is the winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the 2011 American History Book Prize for his book, “Washington: A Life.” As a freelance journalist, he has written more than 60 articles in national publications.

Chernow is also the recipient of the National Book Award for Nonfiction for his book, “The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance.” His biographies about Alexander Hamilton and John D. Rockefeller were both nominated for National Book Critics Circle Awards, while “The Warburgs: The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family” was honored with the 1993 George S. Eccles Prize for Excellence in Economic Writing.

For more information regarding the forum, contact Kirsten Thompson, (801) 422-4331.

Writer: Hwa Lee

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