This Country: A Conversation with Chris Matthews

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Caplan Recital Hall University of the Arts 211 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
United States

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a conversation with the New York Times bestselling author and long-time host of MSNBC’s Hardball, Chris Matthews, about his memoir of politics and history. The event is graciously sponsored by The Stan and Arlene Ginsburg Family Foundation.

In This Country, Chris Matthews offers a panoramic portrait of post-World War II America through the story of his life and career. It is a story of risk and adventure, self-reliance and service, loyalty and friendship. It is a story driven by an abiding faith in our country. As Chris charts his political odyssey, he paints an animated picture of a nation searching for its soul. He reflects with grace and wisdom, showcasing the grand arc of the American story through one life dedicated to its politics.

Chris Matthews is a distinguished Professor of American Politics and Media at Fulbright University Vietnam. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit; Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero; Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked; Kennedy & Nixon; and Hardball. For twenty years, he anchored Hardball with Chris Matthews on MSNBC.


5:30 p.m. Registration opens

6:00 p.m. Program begins

7:15 p.m. Conclusion

Event Type: 
Guest Speaker