2009 Printers Row Literary Festival, Saturday

The Printers Row Book Fair was founded in 1985 by the Near South Planning Board in Chicago’s historic Printers Row neighborhood, once the center of bookmaking in the… read more

2009 Printers Row Literary Festival, Saturday The Printers Row Book Fair was founded in 1985 by the Near South Planning Board in Chicago’s historic Printers Row neighborhood, once the center of bookmaking in the city. In 2002 the book fair was acquired by the Chicago Tribune and for 2009 was renamed the Printers Row Lit Fest.

Book TV aired live coverage of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest from the Books and Media Stage in the Lake Room of University Center on Saturday, June 6, 2009, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET which was repeated from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. ET.

This program includes the re-air of the live coverage of seven author panels and the other pre-recorded programs shown between the panels. Individual programs can be viewed under the program ID numbers given.

The first panel at 11 a.m. EDT featured Johan Van Overtveldt, author of Bernanke’s Test: Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan, and the Drama of the Central Banker. Program ID 286861-3.

Also shown were program IDs 285472-12, 286495-14, and 286856-6.

The second panel at noon EDT featured Jon Jeter, author of Flat Broke in the Free Market: How Globalization Fleeced Working People; and Kim Bobo, author of Wage Theft in America: Why Millions of Working Americans Are Not Getting Paid - And What We Can Do About It. Program ID 286861-4.

Also shown were program IDs 286856-1, 286495-5, and 284510-1.

The third panel at 1 p.m. EDT consisted of Karen Graves, author of And They Were Wonderful Teachers: Florida’s Purge of Gay and Lesbian Teachers; and C. Todd White, author of Pre-Gay L.A.: A Social History of the Movement for Homosexual Rights. Program ID 286861-5.

Also shown were program IDs 286495-1,286856-3, and 286495-16.

The fourth panel at 2 p.m. EDT had Elizabeth Brackett, author of Pay to Play: How Rod Blagojevich Turned Political Corruption Into a National Sideshow. Program ID 286861-6.

Also shown were program IDs 285134-1 and 286856-7.

The fifth panel at 3 p.m. EDT had Linda and David Beito, authors of Black Maverick: T.R.M. Howard’s Fight for Civil Rights and Economic Power; and Margaret Washington, author of Sojourner Truth’s America. Program ID 286861-7.

Also shown were program IDs 286495-11, 286856-2, 285134-4.

The sixth panel at 4 p.m. EDT had Jeff Coen, author of Family Secrets: The Case That Crippled the Chicago Mob; and Jason Kersten, author of The Art of Making Money: The Story of a Master Counterfeiter. Program ID 286861-8.

Also shown were program IDs 284911-1, 286495-17, and 283276-1.

The final panel at 5 p.m. EDT featured Paul Buhle, editor, and Harvey Pekar, adapter, of Studs Terkel’s Working: A Graphic Adaptation. Program ID 286861-9. close

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2009 Printers Row Literary Festival, Saturday

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Program ID:
286861-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jun 06, 2009 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 06, 2009 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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