After Words with Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen talked about his book What Else but Home: Seven Boys and an American Journey Between the Projects and the Penthouseread more

Michael Rosen talked about his book What Else but Home: Seven Boys and an American Journey Between the Projects and the Penthouse (PublicAffairs; July 28, 2009). In his book he tells the story of how his son, an upper-middle class New York City boy, went out to play baseball with the kids on the lot across the street. He invited them home to the family penthouse for a snack, and his parents eventually took all of them out of the projects and put them through school. Mr. Rosen talked about turning his family of four into a family of nine. The guest interviewer was John Hope Byrant, chief executive officer of Operation HOPE.

Michael Rosen is a former real estate developer and investor who had been a Wall Street CEO and an assistant professor at New York University. He is the author of Turning Words, Spinning Worlds.

John Hope Byrant is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Operation HOPE. He is vice chair of the U.S. President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy and chairman of the Under-Served Committee for the U.S. President’s Council. His book, Love Leadership: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass; August 17, 2009), was published that day by Jossey-Bass.

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After Words with Michael Rosen

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Program ID:
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Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 24, 2009
Last Aired:
Nov 1, 2009

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  • Oct 24, 2009 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 25, 2009 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 25, 2009 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 26, 2009 | 12:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 26, 2009 | 12:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 26, 2009 | 2:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 26, 2009 | 3:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 01, 2009 | 10:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 01, 2009 | 11:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
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