Jim Lehrer: "The Franklin Affair" (Random House)
In his 15th novel, the PBS news anchor investigates a possible 18th century scandal. His new book uncovers some little known controversies about the life of Benjamin Franklin and provides a satire of the world of founding father biographers. He talks about the research he did for the book and what it taught him about modern journalism.
executive editor and anchor of the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS and author of two memoirs, three plays, and seventeen novels.