Why Football Matters

Mark Edmundson talked about his book, Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game, in which he discusses the contributions that football… read more

Mark Edmundson talked about his book, Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game, in which he discusses the contributions that football has made to American culture. In his book, he argues that for many American boys, playing football is how they learn about rules, courage, faith, patriotism, and teamwork. Professor Edmundson spoke at the University of Virginia Bookstore in Charlottesville, Virginia. close

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Why Football Matters

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Program ID:
322429-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 09, 2014 | 8:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 2014 | 2:09am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 09, 2014 | 8:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 15, 2014 | 10:12am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 16, 2014 | 5:25am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 2014 | 7:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2014 | 4:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2014 | 2:09am EST | C-SPAN 2
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