2010 Printers Row Lit Fest, 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 live coverage of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest from the Digitally Lit building on Sunday, June 13, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET which was repeated from 11:30 p.m. to 8 a.m. ET.

This program includes the re-airing of the live coverage and the other pre-recorded programs shown between the panels. Individual programs can be viewed under the program ID numbers given.

The technical difficulty in the live airing of program 294033-6 was resolved.

Sunday’s coverage included:

10-11 a.m. ET 294033-3 Call-In with Wes Moore, author of The Other Wes Moore

11-11:45 a.m. ET 294033-4 Event: Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman, co-authors of Enough: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty in conversation with Carolyn Curiel

11:45-Noon ET 294033-5 Interview with James Nowlan, co-author of Illinois Politics: A Citizen’s Guide

Noon-12:45 p.m. ET 294033-6 Event: Wes Moore author of The Other Wes Moore and Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black in conversation with Elizabeth Taylor

Also shown was program 294032-15

1-1:45 p.m. ET 294033-8 Event: T.J. Stiles, author of The First Tycoon in conversation Eric Arnesen

1:45-2 p.m. ET 294033-9 Interview with Alan Maass, author of The Case for Socialism

2-2:45 p.m. ET 294033-10 Event: Technology Panel with Tom Bissell, author of Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter; Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains; and Jack Fuller, author of What Is Happening to News: The Information Explosion and the Crisis in Journalism in conversation with Owen Youngman

2:45-3 p.m. ET 294033-11 Call-In Viewer reaction to Technology Panel

3-3:45 p.m. ET 294033-12 Event: Christine Stansell, author of The Feminist Promise in conversation with Elizabeth Taylor

3:45-4 p.m. ET 294033-13 Call-In on favorite history and political books

4-4:45 p.m. ET 294033-14 Event: Martin Preib, author of The Wagon and Other Stories from the City in conversation with Billy Lombardo

4:45-5 p.m. ET 294033-15 Interview with Liam T. Ford, author of Soldier Field

5-5:45 p.m. ET 294033-16 Event: Michael Pearlman, author of Truman and MacArthur, and D.M. Giangreco, author of Hell to Pay: Operation Downfall and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947, in conversation with Richard Fried

5:45-6:30 p.m. ET 294033-17 Call-In with Lee Walker, Rediscovering Black Conservatism close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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2010 Printers Row Lit Fest, Sunday

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Public Affairs Event
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Public Affairs Event
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jun 13, 2010

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  • Jun 13, 2010 | 11:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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