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About the Event

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.

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.

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