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Sunday, April 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Outside the Bubble: the Politics of Citizenship Across America - Conversation 2054 - REQUIRES TICKET

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With all the attention on coastal cities and the political beltway, the people who live outside these geographically tiny zones are often left out of our major American stories. The most recent books by Samantha Allen, Ben Bradlee Jr., Anna Merlan and Jared Yates Sexton discuss the realities of American lives many of us don't see day to day.

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Matt Pearce

Matt Pearce is a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times and frequently writes about violence, disasters, social movements and civil liberties. A University of Missouri graduate, he has covered news in the Midwest for a number of publications and previously wrote about technology... Read More →

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Samantha Allen

Dr. Samantha Allen is the author of "Love & Estrogen" and the reported memoir "Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States." She is currently a senior reporter for The Daily Beast covering LGBT stories and a former Sex + Life staff writer for Fusion. In 2018, she won the GLAAD... Read More →
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Ben Bradlee, Jr.

Ben Bradlee Jr. is the author of the critically acclaimed "The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams" and the recently released "The Forgotten: How the People of One Pennsylvania County Elected Donald Trump and Changed America." Bradlee spent 25 years with The Boston Globe as a reporter... Read More →
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Anna Merlan

Anna Merlan is a journalist specializing in politics, crime, religion, subcultures, and women's lives. She is a reporter at the Special Projects Desk, the investigative division of Gizmodo Media Group. She was previously a senior reporter at Jezebel and staff writer at the Village... Read More →
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Jared Yates Sexton

Jared Yates Sexton is the author of "The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore." He is a contributing political writer at Salon, and his political writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, and elsewhere. Sexton is also the author of three collections... Read More →

Sunday April 14, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Signing Area 3