2009 Printers Row Literary Festival, Sunday
The Printers Row Book Fair was founded in 1985 by the Near South Planning Board in Chicago’s historic Printers Row neighborhood, once… read more
The Printers Row Book Fair was founded in 1985 by the Near South Planning Board in Chicago’s historic Printers Row neighborhood, once the center of bookmaking in the city. In 2002 the book fair was acquired by the Chicago Tribune and for 2009 was renamed the Printers Row Lit Fest.
Book TV aired taped coverage of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest from the Books and Media Stage in the Lake Room of University Center on Sunday, June 7, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT.
This program includes the airing of the seven author panels and the other pre-recorded programs shown between the panels. Individual programs can be viewed under the program ID numbers given.
The first panel at 10 a.m. CDT featured Beryl Satter, author of Family Properties in conversation with Eric Arnesen. Program ID 287523-1.
Also shown were program IDs 286495-15, 285655-12, and 286495-26.
The second panel at 11 a.m. CDT featured Elliot J. Gorn, author of Dillinger’s Wild Ride, and John Hallwas, author of Dime Novel Desperadoes in conversation with Rick Kogan. Program ID 287523-2.
Also shown were program IDs 287572-1, 285655-11, and 286495-15.
The third panel at noon CDT, title “Land of Lincoln,” featured Orville Vernon Burton, Tom Campbell, David O. Stewart, and Wileen Mackevich, moderated by Gary Johnson. Program ID 287523-3.
Also shown was program ID 286856-13.
The fourth panel at 1 p.m. CDT featured Paul Butler, author of Let’s Get Free: A Hip Hop Theory of Justice, in conversation with Geoffrey Stone. Program ID 287523-4.
Also shown were program IDs 285655-12, 286856-4, and 286495-21.
The fifth panel at 2 p.m. CDT featured Joe Starita author of I Am A Man. Program ID 287523-5.
Also shown were program IDs 285655-11 and 284996-1.
The sixth panel at 3 p.m. CDT featured Theresa Amato, author of Grand Illusion and Rick Perlstein, author of Nixonland, in conversation with Bruce Dold. Program ID 287523-6.
Also shown were program IDs 285655-12 and 286495-10.
The final panel at 4 p.m. CDT featured Adam Cohen, author of Nothing to Fear, in conversation with Elizabeth Taylor. Program ID 287523-7.
Also shown were program IDs 285655-11, 285030-1, and 287572-1. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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