Brian Ingrassia | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Brian Ingrassia for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Brian Ingrassia, author of "The Rise of the University: Higher Education’s Uneasy Alliance with Big-Time Football", which documents the history and impact of college football’s role in shaping the modern American university. Beginning with in the late 1800s, he traces the evolution of football from a gentlemen’s pastime to a multi-million dollar enterprise that shapes American culture.