University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Ed Asner: The Grouchy Historian


Eight-time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner is in Tucson to discuss his new book, "The Grouchy Historian," with co-author and award-winning TV writer and producer Ed Weinberger. Yes, Lou Grant is alive and most definitely kicking, as we will learn when he chats about his career in show business and his lifetime of political activism.


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Ed Asner

Eight-time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner is an iconic American film and television actor. Asner's credits are numerous and include starring in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which he later continued in the drama spin-off of, Lou Grant....

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Ed Weinberger

Ed Weinberger is a television screenwriter and producer who's won nine Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, a Peabody Award and a Writers Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award. He's written for stand-up comedians Dick Gregory and Richard Pryor, the Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, the Mary Tyler Moore Show, Taxi and the Associates....

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