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Sidney Kirkpatrick

Sidney Kirkpatrick is an award-winning filmmaker and international best-selling author. His critically acclaimed non-fiction books include A CAST OF KILLERS, TURNING THE TIDE, LORDS OF SIPAN, EDGAR CAYCE: AN AMERICAN PROPHET, and THE REVENGE OF THOMAS EAKINS. His documentary film, MY FATHER THE PRESIDENT, about Theodore Roosevelt as seen through the eyes of his daughter, Ethel Roosevelt Derby, was a winner at the American Film Festival. HBO, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, and the A & E Television Networks have all featured his work. Biographical profiles of Kirkpatrick have appeared in The New York Times, Time magazine, The New Yorker, and Playboy.  He is a graduate of Hampshire College and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He lives in Stony Brook, New York.
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Details tell the story.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Bobby Darin's "Beyond The Sea"; Natalie Cole's "Unforgetable"; Roland Orzabel's "Mad World" from the Donnie Darko soundtrack; K.D. Lang's "Helpless"; and the Tallis Scholars performing Allegri: Miserere

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Discovering evidence of Atlantis on a remote Bahamian island, accompanied by my wife, son-in-law, and our four children.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. TV pundits

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I am an inveterate snoop – have been since I was toddler.

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