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Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest episodes

Ellis Cose: The End of Anger

Journalist Ellis Cose discusses "The End of Anger," about race in America. Host: Bruce Dold (Chicago Tribune). read more

Alison Owings: Indian Voices

Alison Owings discusses "Indian Voices," about how America's Native people view contemporary life. read more

Carrie Pitzulo: Bachelors and Bunnies

Playboy magazine is discussed by historian Carrie Pitzulo ("Bachelors and Bunnies"). read more

Kim Barker: The Taliban Shuffle

Journalist Kim Barker ("The Taliban Shuffle") discusses what went on in Afghanistan and Pakistan during the years the U.S. focused on the Iraq War. read more

John Sayles: A Moment in the Sun

Filmmaker John Sayles discusses his novel "A Moment in the Sun," about life at the beginning of the 20th century. read more

Laura Caldwell: Long Way Home

Attorney Laura Caldwell discusses "Long Way Home," about a case in which a defendant spent six years in jail awaiting trial on a murder charge, then was found not guilty. Also appearing: the defendant, Jovan Mosley; and Northwestern law professor Leigh Bienen. read more

Oscar Hijuelos: Thoughts Without Cigarettes

Novelist Oscar Hijuelos discusses his memoirs, "Thoughts Without Cigarettes." read more

Andrew Kersten: Clarence Darrow

The life of Clarence Darrow is discussed by biographer Andrew E. Kersten. read more

Charles Madigan: Destiny Calling

The 2008 presidential campaign is discussed by former Chicago Tribune columnist Charles Madigan ("Destiny Calling"). read more

Liam Ford: Soldier Field

Author Liam Ford discusses his book "Soldier Field: A Stadium and Its City." read more

Wes Moore: The Other Wes Moore

Wes Moore ("The Other Wes Moore") is interviewed. read more

Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman: Enough

The causes of famine are discussed by journalists Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman ("Enough"). Host: former ambassador Carolyn Curiel. read more

James Nowlan: Illinois Politics

Institute of Government and Public Affairs senior fellow James Nowlan ("Illinois Politics") is interviewed. read more

Piper Kerman: Orange Is the New Black; Wes Moore: The Other Wes Moore

Wes Moore ("The Other Wes Moore") and Piper Kerman ("Orange Is the New Black") talk with Elizabeth Taylor (Chicago Tribune). read more

T.J. Stiles: The First Tycoon

The life of Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) is discussed by historians T.J. Stiles ("The First Tycoon") and Eric Arnesen (University of Illinois at Chicago). read more

Alan Maass: The Case for Socialism

Socialist Worker editor Alan Maass ("The Case for Socialism") is interviewed. read more

Technology Panel

A discussion of technology, featuring Tom Bissell ("Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter"), Nicholas Carr ("The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains") and Jack Fuller ("What Is Happening to News"). Moderator: Owen Youngman (Chicago Tribune). read more

Viewer Reaction to Technology Panel

Viewer reaction to the technology panel. read more

Christine Stansell: The Feminist Promise

Historian Christine Stansell discusses "The Feminist Promise," a history of feminism, with Elizabeth Taylor (Chicago Tribune). read more

Martin Preib: The Wagon and Other Stories from the City

Chicago police officer Martin Preib discusses "The Wagon and Other Stories From the City," a collection of essays about his work. Host: writer Billy Lombardo ("The Man With Two Arms"). read more

Michael Pearlman: Truman and MacArthur; D.M. Giangreco: Hell to Pay

Authors Michael Pearlman ("Truman and MacArthur") and D.M. Giangreco ("Hell to Pay") talk with historian Richard Fried ("The Man Everybody Knew"). read more

Lee Walker: Rediscovering Black Conservatism

Heartland Institute senior fellow Lee H. Walker ("Rediscovering Black Conservatism") is interviewed. read more

Scott Turow: Innocent

Authors Guild president Scott Turow ("Innocent") is interviewed. read more

Jonathan Eig: Get Capone

Jonathan Eig ("Get Capone") is interviewed by Rick Kogan (Chicago Tribune). read more

Rebecca Janowitz: Culture of Opportunity

Rebecca Janowitz ("Culture of Opportunity") is interviewed. read more

T.H. Breen and Jack Rakove in Conversation With Gary Johnson

Historians T.H. Breen ("American Insurgents, American Patriots") and Jack Rakove ("Revolutionaries") talk with Chicago History Museum president Gary Johnson. read more

Louise Knight: Jane Addams

Louise W. Knight ("Jane Addams") is interviewed. read more

Barbara Ehrenreich: Bright-Sided

New York Times columnist Barbara Ehrenreich discusses "Bright-Sided," about the consequences of unbridled optimism, with Rick Kogan (Chicago Tribune). read more

Viewer Call-in on Barbara Ehrenreich Event

Viewer reaction to the Barbara Ehrenreich ("Bright-Sided") event with Rick Kogan (Chicago Tribune). read more

Robert Remini: At the Edge of the Precipice

Historian Robert Remini ("At the Edge of the Precipice") is interviewed by Gary Johnson (Chicago History Museum). read more

Adrian Johns: Piracy

Intellectual-property issues throughout history are discussed by Adrian Johns ("Piracy"). read more

Nick Reding: Methland; Jim Frederick: Black Hearts

Journalists Nick Reding ("Methland") and Jim Frederick ("Black Hearts") talk with Art Winslow. read more

Bill Barnhart: John Paul Stevens

Former Chicago Tribune columnist Bill Barnhart ("John Paul Stevens") is interviewed. read more

Robert Elder: Last Words of the Executed

Robert Elder ("Last Words of the Executed") is interviewed by Adam Cohen. read more

Rickey Hendon: Black Enough/White Enough

Illinois state senator Rickey Hendon discusses "Black Enough/White Enough," about Barack Obama's 2008 presidential bid. read more

Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest Episode: "Charles Madigan: Destiny Calling"

Episode Synopsis: The 2008 presidential campaign is discussed by former Chicago Tribune columnist Charles Madigan ("Destiny Calling").
Original Air Date: Aug 21, 2010

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