Book Discussion on The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland

Mr. Foster discussed his book The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland, published by Oxford University… read more

Mr. Foster discussed his book The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland, published by Oxford University Press. In the book, Professor Foster challenges the popular stories and romantic tales that have come to represent Irish history. During the conversation, Professor Foster critiques Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes, the movie The Commitments, and recent commemorations of the Irish potato famine. He also responded to telephone calls from radio listeners. close

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Book Discussion on The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland

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Program ID:
173686-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Broadcast
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 14, 2002
Last Aired:
Mar 21, 2006

Airing Details

  • Dec 14, 2002 | 8:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 15, 2002 | 6:17am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 15, 2002 | 2:24pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 28, 2002 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2003 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 01, 2005 | 6:16am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2005 | 6:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2005 | 6:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2005 | 6:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 15, 2006 | 6:18am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2006 | 6:18am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2006 | 6:18pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2006 | 6:16pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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