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Chicago Humanities Festival

The Chicago Humanities Festival's mission is to create opportunities for people of all ages to support, enjoy, and explore the humanities. CHF accomplishes this by creating an annual Festival of the Humanities and by presenting programs throughout the year that encourage the study and enjoyment of the humanities. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Chicago Humanities Festival has hosted 11 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1996 Forum. The year with the most events was 2006 with two events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2015 with an average of 1,238 views per video. Most common tag: Vietnam War.

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    Author Discussion on Re-Inventing Democracy

    Eric Liu, Peter Peterson, and Hahrie Han offered their thoughts on how to re-invent American democracy in the 21st century.…

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    I Was Once You

    National Public Radio Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa shared her personal story as an American immigrant and offered her…

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    Sex and the Constitution

    Professor Geoffrey Stone, author of the forthcoming book Sexing the Constitution, talked about the history of American law…

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    The Little Book of Plagiarism

    Judge Richard Posner talked about his book The Little Book of Plagiarism, published by Pantheon. He discussed contemporary notions of…

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