AIF 2015 What's character got to do with it?

Rather than tell the audience who a character is, I like to show the audience what a character wants.

Aaron Sorkin Screenwriter, Producer, and Playwright
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What's Character Got to Do with It?

What's Character Got to Do with It?

Show Notes

David Brooks writes about character. Aaron Sorkin writes about characters. The opinionator and consummate storyteller join in a conversation about how Sorkin's connection to and love of character distinguishes his writing and his craft. They discuss Sorkin's new movie Steve Jobs. Aaron Sorkin is a screenwriter, playwright, and film and television producer. His screenplays include the 2012 film adaption of Moneyball, The Social Network, A Few Good Men, Malice, The American President, and Charlie Wilson's War. David Brooks is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. He also writes frequently about culture and social sciences. Brooks is the bestselling author of four books, most recently The Road to Character.


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