MONSTERS OF THE mIDWAY: BIRTH, DEATH, AND RESURRECTION
Lecture given by Jeff Rasley, AB'75, author of Monsters of the Midway 1969: Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll, Viet Nam, Civil Rights, and Football.
A dinner program given by Jeff Rasley about the storied University of Chicago Football Maroons from the glory days in the Big Ten as national champions, coached by legendary Amos Alonzo Stagg, through the termination of varsity football under Robert Maynard Hutchins, the resurrection in 1969, and the team's current Division III status. Historical photos will be shown in power point. The talk would be based on Rasley's 2017 book: Monsters of the Midway 1969: Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll, Viet Nam, Civil Rights, and Football.
Jeff Rasley, AB‘75, is a graduate of the University of Chicago magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, All-Academic All-State Football Team and letter winner in swimming and football; Indiana University School of Law cum laude, Moot Court and Indiana Law Review; Christian Theological Seminary magna cum laude, co-valedictorian and Faculty Award Scholar. Rasley is the author of ten books, POLARIZED! The Case for Civility in the Time of Trump was his tenth, Monsters of the Midway was his ninth book.