14,378Jan 8, 2010
Q&A with Terry Teachout
Terry Teachout talked about his biography of Louis Armstrong called Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009). Louis Armstrong was a jazz musician who influenced the ...
703Jan 7, 2010
Book Discussion on Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong
120Mar 7, 2005
The Problem of Political Art
Mr. Teachout talked about the relationship between politics and art. He focused on the purposes of political art, the esthetic value of art designed to persuade, political ideologies ...
372Apr 26, 2003
Whittaker Chambers Conference
The institute held a conference marking the 50th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' memoir, “Witness". In "Witness,” Chambers revealed how he became a communist and a ...
197Nov 11, 2002
Book Discussion on The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken
Terry Teachout talked about this biography The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken, published by Harper Collins. The book is a biography of the late American journalist and author and ...