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Bill Ayers

Bill Ayers talked about his life and work. Mr. Ayers was joined later in the program by his wife and collaborator Bernardine Dohrn. They… read more

Bill Ayers talked about his life and work. Mr. Ayers was joined later in the program by his wife and collaborator Bernardine Dohrn. They both responded to telephone calls and to questions from the audience in the University Center Loop Room at the 2009 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest.

A video clip was shown of Bill Ayers giving a tour of his office at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

William C. Ayers, a distinguished professor of education and senior university scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is also the founder of both the Small Schools Workshop and the Center for Youth and Society. He was a leader in the anti-war movement during the Vietnam War in the Students for a Democratic Society and the Weather Underground. His books include: The Good Preschool Teacher: Six Teachers Reflect on Their Lives (1989); To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher (1993); A Kind and Just Parent: The Children of Juvenile Court (1997); Fugitive Days: A Memoir (2001); [On th close

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In Depth with Bill Ayers

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Program ID:
286874-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jun 07, 2009 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 04, 2009 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 07, 2009 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 2009 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 13, 2009 | 8:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2009 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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