Welcome to The Write Question, a program that explores the world of writing and publishing in the western United States. Our guest today is Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs from Helena, Montana.
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Ambrose-Tubbs co-wrote The Lewis and Clark Companion: An Encyclopedic Guide to the Voyage of Discovery. She lectures nationally about her experiences and observations on the Lewis and Clark Trail, which she first followed in 1976 with her father, bestselling-author Stephen Ambrose.
Ambrose-Tubbs writes local history and serves on the Boards of the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center Foundation, the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, Montana Preservation Alliance, Friends of Montana PBS, and the American Prairie Foundation. Her book of essays on Lewis and Clark, Why Sacagawea Deserves the Day Off and other Lessons from the Lewis and Clark Trail, was published by the University of Nebraska Press in the Fall of 2008.
Hear Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs talking about Why Sacagawea Deserves the Day Off and Other Lessons from the Lewis and Clark Trail at the Central Library in Kansas City, Missouri.
FYI: Information About New Books By Regional Authors
Recently published books by regional writers include How To Build A Dinosaur: Extinction Doesn’t Have To Be Forever, by Jack Horner and James Gorman.
And from Alice James Books: Winter Tenor, a new collection of poetry by Kevin Goodan.
For more information about new books, contact your favorite bookseller or library.
The Write Question is produced by Chérie Newman.
Executive producer, Michael Marsolek.
Special thanks to Lisa Simon, David Moore, Barbara Theroux, and Kim Anderson.
This program is supported in part by Humanities Montana, enriching intellectual, cultural, and civic life for all Montanans.
This program included music by Michael Blessing, John Floridis, and Springhill.
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