Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Tenement Talks at BookTV.org

A few of our Tenement Talks have been filmed for CSPAN's Book TV, and they're available for online viewing.

Andrew Ross, author of Nice Work if You Can Get It, speaks about labor in America today. Originally aired May 10, 2009. Event took place on April 22, 2009.

Samuel D. Kassow, author of Who Will Write Our History, shares the amazing story of Emanuel Ringelblum, a Polish historian who recorded and secreted thousands of records of Jewish life in the Warsaw Ghetto. Originally aired February 21, 2009. Event took place on February 3, 2009.

Jay Dolan, author of The Irish Americans, gives an overview of this group's history, from the famine ships to JFK. Originally aired January 2, 2009. Event took place on November 11, 2008.

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