February 10, 1991 - Fr. Hesburgh is interviewed on C-SPAN


God, Country, Notre DameWhen Fr. Hesburgh stepped down as President, he and Fr. Joyce embarked on a year long sabbatical to see the world. Following his journey, Fr. Hesburgh would write two books: God, Country, Notre Dame; and Travels with Ted & Ned. The first would be Hesburgh's autobiography.

Fr. Hesburgh met with Brian Lamb to discuss his autobiography. The two discussed Hesburgh's time at Notre Dame, traveling, and writing the book. The majority of the time was spent on Hesburgh's life, working with Popes and Presidents, and his time with the Civil Rights Commission. As perhaps expected, the discussion turned towards football and Fr. Hesburgh leaves us with this quote "Texas has oil wells and we've got football."

The full transcript and video of the interview can be found here. It is an hour long but well worth the listen.




Keywords: father hesburgh, cspan, autobiography

Posted On: 2015-03-05 00:25:03 by IrishTrpt07

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