Join two of the most important voices in Irish American writing today as they discuss their sense of their Irish American roots, and where we are heading in the future as we celebrate Irish American Heritage Month. What are the important milestones in our history and how do we maintain an identity in an increasingly diverse America?
Peter Quinn is a novelist, political historian, and foremost chronicler of New York City. He is the author of Banished Children of Eve which won the American Book Award; Looking for Jimmy: In Search of Irish America; and a trilogy of historical detective novels - Hour of the Cat, The Man Who Never Returned, and Dry Bones.
Terry Golway is a historian, author, and a journalist, having served as a columnist and editorial board member for The New York Times and a long-time editor and writer at The New York Observer and Politico. His publications include Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics; Frank and Al: FDR, Al Smith, and the Unlikely Alliance That Created the Modern Democratic Party; and For the Cause of Liberty: A Thousand Years of Ireland's Heroes.