The Lost Massey Lectures: Recovered Classics from Five Great Thinkers [NOOK Book]

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The CBC Massey Lectures, an annual broadcasting fixture for more than 45 years and Canada’s preeminent public lecture series, featured some of the finest talks by some of the greatest minds of modern times. In this extraordinary collection, major thinkers offer passionate polemics on the major issues of the 20th century. Here are King on race and prejudice; Galbraith on economics and poverty; Jacobs on Canadian cities and Quebec separatism; Goodman on the moral ambiguity of America; Brandt on international ...
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The Lost Massey Lectures: Recovered Classics from Five Great Thinkers

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Overview


The CBC Massey Lectures, an annual broadcasting fixture for more than 45 years and Canada’s preeminent public lecture series, featured some of the finest talks by some of the greatest minds of modern times. In this extraordinary collection, major thinkers offer passionate polemics on the major issues of the 20th century. Here are King on race and prejudice; Galbraith on economics and poverty; Jacobs on Canadian cities and Quebec separatism; Goodman on the moral ambiguity of America; Brandt on international peace; Kierans on globalism and the nation-state; and much more. Their words not only have considerable historical significance but also remain hugely relevant to the problems we face today. At last, a selection of these “lost” lectures is available to a world so hungry for, and yet in such short supply of, innovative ideas. The Lost Massey Lectures includes an introduction by veteran CBC producer Bernie Lucht.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887848643
  • Publisher: House of Anansi Press Inc
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Series: CBC Massey Lectures
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 416
  • File size: 3 MB

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Bernie Lucht has been executive producer of CBC Radio’s Ideas program and the Massey Lectures since 1984. His first assignment at Ideas, which hosts the annual Massey Lectures broadcasts, was to edit the recordings of the 1971 lectures by James A. Corry.
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