Favorite Journalism Articles by me
"History Now," online quarterly journal of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Issue 21, March 2010.
The New York Times, by Susan Hodara
Kate Buford sat down with Book TV to talk about her book, "Native American Son: The Life and Sporting Legend of Jim Thorpe."
Charlie Rose Show 2/20/01
Radio Commentaries and Interviews
Sporting Witness: Jim Thorpe - American Indian Legend
American Public Media's MARKETPLACE 5/30/2005
Morning Edition, NPR, 5/2/2000
Kate Buford interviewed by Steve Roberts 4/14/2000
The definitive biography of American Indian Jim Thorpe (1887-1953), arguably the greatest all-around athlete the United States has ever seen. Knopf Oct. 26, 2010.
"A splendid biography."-- Molly Haskell, NY Times, Editors' Choice. A Best Book of 2000: NY Times, Washington Post, LA Times, SF Chronicle, and others. Da Capo paperback, 2001, NYTimes Editors' Choice. U.K. hardcover and paperback edition: Aurum Press; additional Aurum paperback edition, 2008.
Thorpe’s deception and subsequent confession deals amateur sport in America the hardest blow it has ever had to take and disarranges the scheme of amateur athletics the world over.”
The New York Times, January 28, 1913.