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A. Scott Berg

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From the Archives: The Highs and Lows of Lindbergh's Life.

This week the winners of the Pulitzer Prize were announced. Among them, A. Scott Berg for his biography "Lindbergh" (Putnam) Berg was the first and only writer to be given unrestricted access to the Lindbergh archives. Charles Lindbergh broke records with the first transatlantic flight from New York to Paris in 1927. In 1932, his 20-month old son was kidnapped and later found dead. The resulting hysteria sent the Lindberghs into exile.

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34:39

The Highs and Lows of Lindbergh's Life

Biographer A. Scott Berg on the life of Charles Lindbergh. Berg is the first and only writer to be given unrestricted access to the Lindbergh archives, and he found surprises at every turn while doing research for his book, "Lindbergh." (Putnam) Lindbergh broke records with the first transatlantic flight from New York to Paris in 1927. In 1932, his 20-month old son was kidnapped and later found dead. The resulting hysteria sent the Lindberghs into exile.

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27:18

The Life of an Early Hollywood Pioneer

Film mogul Samuel Goldwyn's son gave permission to A. Scott Berg to write the movie producer's biography. Berg says the elder Goldwyn entered the United States illegally, and later built himself by working at a glove factory before helping develop the studio system.

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