Wil Haygood - The Butler ♦

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Eugene Allen worked as the White House butler for thirty-four years, serving eight presidents. Wil Haygood, author of acclaimed biographies of Sugar Ray Robinson, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Adam Clayton Powell, published a front-page feature on Allen in The Washington Post. Now the story is a movie, directed by Lee Daniels and starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Fonda, and Cuba Gooding, Jr. Join Haygood as he discusses Allen and the translation of the written word to film.

Beer and wine will be available. 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
20008 Washington
Non Fiction
The Butler: A Witness to History Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476752990
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Atria Books - July 30th, 2013

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