William C. Ayers

William C. Ayers

William Charles "Bill" Ayers is an American elementary education theorist and a former leader in the counterculture movement who opposed US involvement in the Vietnam War. He is known for his 1960s radical left-wing activism and his current work in education reform, curriculum and instruction. Wikipedia*

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William C. Ayers has 11 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Speech as a Director for the Center for Youth and Society of the University of Illinois at Chicago. The year with the most videos was 2009 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 3,093 views per program. Most appearances with Peter Slen (2), Malou C. Harrison (2), Billy Corben (2). Most common tag: Philosophy.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1999 - Present Distinguished Professor, College of Education, University of Illinois at Chicago Videos: 6 c. January 1, 2000 - Present Director, Center for Youth and Society, University of Illinois at Chicago Videos: 5 c. September 1, 1999 - Present Founder, Center for Youth and Society, University of Illinois at Chicago Videos: 0 c. January 1, 1997 - Present Senior University Scholar, University of Illinois at Chicago Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Demand the Impossible!</em>

    Demand the Impossible!

    Bill Ayers talked about his book Demand the Impossible!: A Radical Manifesto, in which he presents his thoughts on contemporary…

  • What's So Great About America?

    What's So Great About America?

    Author and documentary director Dinesh D’Souza and activist and author Bill Ayers participated in a debate titled, “What’s so…

  • <em>Public Enemy</em>

    Public Enemy

    Professor William Ayers talked about his book, Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident, in which he chronicles…

  • 2013 Miami Book Fair International, Sunday

    2013 Miami Book Fair International, Sunday

    Book TV was live at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 23-24, 2013.

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