Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 6:00 – 7:00pm

Paul Ingrassia: Fifteen Cars that Drove America

Pub, enter on 8th Avenue. $5. Double feature! Ticket also gains admission to the Augusten Burroughs event at 7:30 pm.

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photo: Louis Venne

Paul Ingrassia explores how cars— from the Model T to the Prius—have propelled and reflected the American experience. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Engines of Change offers an epic cultural history through 15 automobiles, as well as the personalities and tales behind them, ultimately showing how the car has expressed the particularly American tension between the lure of freedom and the obligations of utility. Presented by the Town Hall Center for Civic Life with University Book Store. Series media sponsorship provided by PubliCola. Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True/Brown Foundation.


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