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Printers Row Lit Fest

Printers Row Lit Fest is an annual book fair and literary festival held in Chicago, Illinois. The fair's literary "tableau . . . fills a downtown district where linotype machines and printing presses once whirred. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Printers Row Lit Fest has hosted 49 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2000 Speech. The year with the most events was 2010 with two events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2017 with an average of 1,376 views per video. Most appearances with Tom Paschalis (29), Peter Slen (27), Elizabeth Taylor (19). Most common tags: U.S. History, Culture, Illinois.

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