TITLE: Sonia Manzano: 2012 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Sonia Manzano
EVENT DATE: 2012/09/23
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 42 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Sonia Manzano appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Sonia Manzano has affected the lives of millions since the early 1970s as the actress who defined the role of Maria on the acclaimed television series "Sesame Street." Manzano has won 15 Emmy Awards for her television writing and is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Arts and Sciences. People magazine named her one of America's most influential Hispanics. Her first novel is "The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012