PBS NewsHour

Remembering writer Peter Matthiessen

Clip: 04/07/2014 | 3m 57s

Peter Matthiessen was the founder of The Paris Review, an author of more than 30 books, and winner of the National Book Award in both fiction and non-fiction. He succumbed to leukemia at the age of 86, just days before his final novel will be published. In 2008, chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown interviewed Matthiessen about his acclaimed work "Shadow Country.”

Aired: 04/07/14

Rating: NR

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