Robert Sullivan

Robert Sullivan appears in the following:

Welcome to the Anthropocene Epoch

Thursday, June 18, 2015

What is the Anthropocene epoch and is it a time period that we're entering?

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Robert Sullivan's American Revolution

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Robert Sullivan looks at the role New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania played in the American Revolutionary War. He talks about his adventure re-creating a heroic part of the past in the urban, suburban, and sometimes even rural landscape of today. In his book My American Revolution: Crossing the Delaware and I-78, Sullivan sets off on a personal odyssey that involves camping in New Jersey backyards, hiking through lost “mountains,” and traveling from Brooklyn to Manhattan by handmade boat.

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The American Revolution Happened Here

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

This live interview with Robert Sullivan originally aired on September 11, 2012. An edited version was aired on July 5, 2013 as part of a special episode of the Brian Lehrer Show. 

Robert Sullivan, author of My American Revolution: Crossing the Delaware and I-78, visits many of the significant sites from the American Revolution—which he says are in the backyards of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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An Irish Musical Tradition

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Irish “sessions” are intimate group performances that take place in pubs all over New York City. Based in the traditional Irish “seisiún,” these informal musical gatherings feature jigs, reels, hornpipes, and the occasional waltz.  Writer and Vogue contributing editor Robert Sullivan and writer-musician Larry Kirwan of the Irish rock band Black 47 explain the history and vibrant present of the tradition.

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Wild Life

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Robert Sullivan, author of The Thoreau You Don't Know: What the Prophet of Environmentalism Really Meant, talks about the abundant flora and fauna of New York City — where more bird species were found in Jamaica Bay than in Yellowstone and Yosemite combined.

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Road Rules

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Robert Sullivan, author of the soon-to-be-published The Thoreau You Don't Know: What the Prophet of Environmentalism Really Meant (Collins (March 17, 2009), offers his four "suggestions" for better bike "P.R.".

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