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  • Discussion on Nelson Algren and Margaret Burroughs
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    Discussion on Nelson Algren and Margaret Burroughs

    Authors Mary Ann Cain and Colin Asher talked about two Chicago icons - artist and activist Margaret Burroughs and author Nelson Algren.

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  • emRocket Menem
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    Rocket Men

    Robert Kurson discussed the Apollo 8 mission to the moon.

    230 views
  • Sebastian Junger Discusses emTribeem
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    Tribe

    Sebastian Junger talked about his book, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging. He spoke at Jones College Prep High School at the 2016 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest.

    1,876 views
  • Erik Larson on emDead Wakeem
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    Dead Wake

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. He spoke with Chicago Tribune reporter Rick Kogan and responded to questions from members of the audience. Topics…

    1,234 views
  • emGood Talk Dadem
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    Good Talk, Dad

    Bill and Willie Geist talked about their book, Good Talk, Dad: The Birds and the Bees...and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have. They spoke with Chicago Tribune correspondent and radio…

    329 views
  • emWalters Perspectiveem and emFirst Sonem
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    Walter's Perspective and First Son

    Walter Jacobson, author of Walter’s Perspective: A Memoir of Fifty Years in Chicago TV News, and Keith Koeneman, author of First Son: The Biography of Richard M. Daley, talked about their books.…

    98 views
  • emThe Fish That Ate the Whale The Life and Times of Americas Banana Kingem
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    The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King

    Rich Cohen talked about his book, The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King. It is a biography of Samuel Zemurray, who rose from poverty to become head of the…

    769 views
  • emGet Caponeem
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    Get Capone

    Jonathan Eig talked about his book Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America’s Most Wanted Gangster (Simon & Schuster, 2008) in conversation with Rick Kogan. Mr. Eig responded to…

    329 views
  • emBrightSidedem
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    Bright-Sided

    Barbara Ehrenreich talked with Rick Kogan about her book Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America (Metropolitan Books, 2009). In her book the…

    333 views
  • Henry Louis Gates on Abraham Lincoln
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    Henry Louis Gates on Abraham Lincoln

    Professor Gates spoke about how personal stories relate to history and showed pictures while talking about tracing his family history. Topics included his African-American heritage, his genealogical work, and President…

    997 views