Film Screening & Discussion: “Turn Every Page – The Adventures of Robert Caro and Robert Gottlieb”
Robert Caro ’57, author; Lizzie Gottlieb, director; Julian Zelizer, History and SPIA
September 27, 2023 · 7:00 pm—9:30 pm · Princeton Garden Theatre
Center for Collaborative History
Turn Every Page follows the iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Caro and his editor, the literary giant Robert Gottlieb, in this chronicle of a unique 50-year professional relationship. The film screening will be followed by a conversation with filmmaker, Lizzie Gottlieb, and Julian Zelizer, Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University.
Tickets are available for purchase from the Princeton Garden Theatre. Elizabeth “Lizzie” Alice Gottlieb is an American film and theater director best known for her documentaries Turn Every Page, Today’s Man, and Romeo Romeo. Currently, Gottlieb is teaching documentary filmmaking at the New York Film Academy. Robert A. Caro is an American journalist and author known for his celebrated biographies of United States political figures Robert Moses and Lyndon B. Johnson. After working for many years as a reporter, Caro wrote The Power Broker (1974), a biography of New York urban planner Robert Moses, which was chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest nonfiction books of the twentieth century. He has since written four of a planned five volumes of The Years of Lyndon Johnson (1982, 1990, 2002, 2012), a biography of the former president. For his biographies, he has won two Pulitzer Prizes in Biography, the National Book Award, the Francis Parkman Prize (awarded by the Society of American Historians to the book that “best exemplifies the union of the historian and the artist”), two National Book Critics Circle Awards, the H.L. Mencken Award, the Carr P. Collins Award from the Texas Institute of Letters, the D.B. Hardeman Prize, and a Gold Medal in Biography from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.