Book Discussion on City of Scoundrels and People Wasn't Made to Burn

Authors talked about their books about Chicago in 1919 and 1947 with Chicago Tribune literary editor Elizabeth Taylor. They also… read more

Authors talked about their books about Chicago in 1919 and 1947 with Chicago Tribune literary editor Elizabeth Taylor. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Gary Krist is the author of City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago, and Joe Allen is the author of People Wasn’t Made to Burn: A True Story of Housing, Race, and Murder in Chicago.

This was an event in the University Center’s Lake Room at the 2012 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest. close

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

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Book Discussion on City of Scoundrels and People Wasn't Made to Burn

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306453-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jun 9, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 4, 2012

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  • Jun 09, 2012 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 09, 2012 | 11:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 2012 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2012 | 3:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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