New York NOW

Authors on Catskills, WWII History

Season 2015 Episode 50 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Author Stephen Silverman discusses his book 'The Catskills: Its History and How it Changed America,' where he examines the country's first great vacationland through the poets, gangsters and the rich and famous that frequented the area. Also, Kermit Roosevelt, great-great grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, on his fictional thriller that looks at how America treated Japanese Americans during WWII.

Aired: 11/27/15

Rating: NR

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