Against Football and The King of Sports

Steve Almond, author of Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto, and Gregg Easterbrook, author of The King of Sports: Football’s… read more

Steve Almond, author of Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto, and Gregg Easterbrook, author of The King of Sports: Football’s Impact on America, talked about the impact of football on American society and argued for its change. In their books, the authors examine the brutality of the sport and the financial privileges it holds, including the use of taxpayer money to fund National Football League (NFL) stadiums, and large portions of college budgets earmarked for football programs. Steve Almond and Gregg Easterbrook spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Program ID:
321647-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 27, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 2014 | 3:04am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Sep 27, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 12, 2014 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2014 | 9:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 05, 2014 | 3:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2014 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2014 | 3:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
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