Join the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in welcoming a panel of journalists from Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Michigan as they discuss the pivotal importance our region will play this election year (no pressure!). We will be selling copies of Robert Leonard's book of short stories and poems, Deep Midwest.
Please note this is a ticketed event. Tickets can be purchased from CCGA directly at this link.
About Robert Leonard: Robert Leonard is the host of a daily public affairs program for KNIA/KRLS radio, located in the south-central Iowa towns of Knoxville, Pella, and Indianola. His work mainly focuses on rural issues, including politics, agriculture, and climate change, and over the years has interviewed over 8,000 Iowans. Leonard is an occasional contributor to the New York Times, the Kansas City Star, the Des Moines Register, and other publications. He has appeared on CNN, "Meet the Press Daily" with Chuck Todd, MSNBC with Katy Tur, Iowa Public Television’s Iowa Press, Iowa Public Radio’s "River to River" and "Talk of Iowa," and WNYC, among others. Leonard is also the author of dozens of scholarly papers and books, including short stories and poetry about rural life titled, Deep Midwest.