Event Detail: NPR's Scott Simon to Appear at the Old Town Triangle
Sunday, June 26th
NPR's Scott Simon to Appear at the Old Town Triangle
1:30 p.m., Sunday, June 26
Public welcome, space is limited.
Scott Simon is the award-winning host of NPR's Weekend Edition with Scott Simon, and author of several books, including Windy City, based on the Chicago City Council, and Baby, We were Meant for Each Other, which discusses the joys of adoption. The Triangle will have copies of both books for sale at cost.
Simon has received every major award in broadcasting, including the Peabody, the Emmy, the Columbia-DuPont, the Ohio State Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and the Sidney Hillman Award. He received the Presidential End Hunger Award for his coverage of the Ethiopian civil war and famine, and a special citation from the Peabody Awards for his weekly essays, which were cited as "consistently thoughtful, graceful, and challenging."
He also received the Barry M. Goldwater Award from the Human Rights Fund, and recently recieved the Studs Terkel Award.
A die-hard Cubs fan, Simon is a Chicago native. He is married to Caroline Richard. They have two daughters, Else and Lina.
Reservations are suggested at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 312-337-1938.