Book Discussion on Grand Illusion and Nixonland
Authors talked about their books in conversation with Bruce Dold. Topics included the political polarization of the country and the… read more
Authors talked about their books in conversation with Bruce Dold. Topics included the political polarization of the country and the role of independent candidates and third parties. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.
Theresa Amato is the author of Grand Illusion: The Myth of Voter Choice in a Two-Party Tyranny (New Press; June 9, 2009). She was the national presidential campaign manager and in-house counsel for Ralph Nader in both 2000 and 2004.
Rick Perlstein is the author of Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America (Scribner; May 13, 2008).
This 3 p.m. CDT program from the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest was held on the Books and Media Stage in the Lake Room of University Center. Included in program ID 287574-1. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Eric "Rick" S. Perlstein Senior Fellow (Former) Campaign for America's Future
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