Issues Forum: Bryan Burrough, "The Big Rich"
Join us as we welcome Bryan Burrough. Born in 1961, Mr. Burrough was raised in Temple, Texas, and graduated from the University of Missouri's School of Journalism in 1983. He has served as a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and Vanity Fair and has written five books.
Burrough's most recent release, The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes (2009) enjoyed three weeks on New York Times Best-Seller list and garnered rave reviews. Burrough profiles the Big Four oil dynasties of H.L. Hunt, Roy Cullen, Clint Murchison and Sid Richardson.
In addition to consulting work for 60 Minutes and various Hollywood studios, Burrough has authored numerous book reviews and articles. He served as a consultant when one of his books was made into a film.
A reception and book sale and signing will follow the program.
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