A Look Back at Gore Vidal's Life Through Charlie Rose

August 1st, 2012

Author Gore Vidal. (AP File Photo)

Prolific American author Gore Vidal passed away on Tuesday at the age of 86. A renowned novelist, playwright, and screenwriter, Vidal was a controversial figure of both the literary and political worlds since the release of his first novel, Williwaw in 1946.

Since 1995, Vidal has been a guest on PBS’ Charlie Rose an impressive four times! Take a look back on his life and works through these interviews with the late writer, and tune into Charlie Rose Friday, August 3 at 11 p.m. for “An Appreciation of Gore Vidal.”