1,986Jun 13, 2010
Book Discussion on The Case for Socialism
Alan Maass, author of The Case for Socialism (Haymarket Books; 3rd edition, 2010), talked about his book.
He was interviewed in the Digitally Lit Room II of the Chicago Tribune Printers ...
1,914Jun 5, 2011
In Depth with Eric Posner
Eric Posner talked about his life, work, and career. He is the Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. He responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
1,575Jun 12, 2005
Book Discussion on China, Inc.
Ted Fishman talked about his book China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World, published by Scribner. He was interviewed by video remote from ...
1,189Jun 13, 2010
Authors talked about their books about how technology is changing life in conversation with Owen Youngman. They also responded to questions from members of the audience.
The panelists were: ...
940Jun 5, 2011
Book Discussion on The End of Anger
Ellis Cose talked about his book The End of Anger: A New Generation’s Take on Race and Rage in conversation with Bruce Dold. He responded to questions from members of the ...
923Jun 5, 2011
Book Discussion on The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism
Deborah Baker talked about her book The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism, in conversation with Karen Long. The book is about the life of Margaret Marcus, a secular Jewish woman ...
912Jun 12, 2010
Revolutionary War Panel
Two authors talked about their books about the founding of America in conversation with Gary Johnson.
T.H. Breen is the author of American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of the ...
885Jun 7, 2009
In Depth with Bill Ayers
Bill Ayers talked about his life and work. Mr. Ayers was joined later in the program by his wife and collaborator Bernardine Dohrn. They both responded to telephone calls and to ...
818Jun 5, 2011
Book Discussion on Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Letters and Papers from Prison
Martin Marty talked about his book Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s "Letters and Papers from Prison": A Biography in conversation with Owen Youngman. The book is the first in a series from ...
762Jun 4, 2011
Book Discussion on Bachelors and Bunnies
Carrie Pitzulo talked about her book Bachelors and Bunnies: The Sexual Politics of Playboy in conversation with Kimberly Yuracko. She responded to questions from members of the ...
708Jun 13, 2010
President Truman at War in the Pacific Panel
Michael Pearlman, author of Truman and MacArthur: Policy, Politics, and the Hunger for Honor and Renown (Indiana University Press, 2008), and D.M. Giangreco, author of Hell to Pay: ...
707Jun 3, 2006
Authors Louise Knight and Katherine Joslin discussed the life and work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Jane Addams, founder of the Settlement House Movement. The event was moderated by Gary ...
669Jun 8, 2013
Book Discussion on Whitey Bulger
Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy talked about their book, Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice. They spoke with Phil Rosenthal, ...
622Jun 12, 2010
Book Discussion on Jane Addams
Louise Knight talked about her forthcoming book Jane Addams: Spirit in Action (W. W. Norton & Company, 2010). In the only recent full-length biography of Jane Addams (1860-1935) she tells how ...
612Jun 13, 2010
Book Discussion on The Other Wes Moore
Wes Moore talked about his book The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates (Spiegel & Grau, 2010). In 2000, Wes Moore had recently been named a Rhodes Scholar in his final year of college at ...
608Jun 6, 2009
Book Discussion on Pay to Play
Elizabeth Brackett talked about her book Pay to Play: How Rod Blagojevich Turned Political Corruption Into a National Sideshow (Ivan R. Dee, Publisher; April 20, 2009). The book, focusing on ...
606Jun 12, 2010
Book Discussion on At the Edge of the Precipice
Robert Remini talked about his book At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise that Saved the Union (Basic Books, 2010) in conversation with Gary Johnson. He responded ...
574Jun 4, 2011
Book Discussion on Long Way Home
Laura Caldwell talked about her book Long Way Home: A Young Man Lost in the System and the Two Women Who Found Him. She was joined by Jovan Mosley, whose case was the subject of the ...
552Jun 8, 2013
Book Discussion on The Cooked Seed
Anchee Min talked about her book, The Cooked Seed: A Memoir. She spoke with Chicago Tribune correspondent Mary Schmich.
This event took place in the University Center’s ...
539Jun 9, 2007
Book Discussion on The Reagan Diaries
Douglas Brinkley was interviewed about the book he edited, The Reagan Diaries, published by HarperCollins. He was interviewed by James Warren. After their discussion Professor ...
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