Portland, December 1st. Veteran journalist and author Tom Brokaw thrilled a sold out crowd at a Literary Arts event at the Schnitzer Concert Hall. Lewis and Clark College was one of the sponsors and Tom Brokaw gave President Barry Glassner and his wife, Betsy Amster, a copy of his new book, The Time of Our Lives.
After writing extensively about the “Greatest Generation” of World War II and the experiences of his own generation in the ’60s, Brokaw’s most recent book, The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation About America, examines the changes and challenges facing the latest generation of Americans.
Lewis and Clark President, Barry Glassner, is the author or co-author of 10 books, including The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things, released in 1999 with an updated edition issued in 2010. Glassner is married to Betsy Amster, a literary agent and president of Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises. Betsy is also a member of the Board of Directors of Literary Arts.