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Dr. Milton Rosenberg

  1. Milton J. Rosenberg (born April 15, 1925) is a prominent social psychologist who was professor of psychology at the  and was the host of a long-running radio program in Chicago, Illinois.
    Rosenberg, born in New York City, attended Brooklyn College (BA, 1946), the University of Wisconsin (MA, 1948), and the University of Michigan (PhD, 1953). He began his teaching career as an Instructor in Psychology at the University of Michigan (1952–54).
    Rosenberg is a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Chicago, where he served as the director of the doctoral program in Social and Organizational Psychology. Prior to coming to Chicago in the mid-1960s, he taught at Yale (1954–61), Ohio State University (1961–63), and Dartmouth College (1963–65). For a brief period Rosenberg served on the staff of the Naval War College, and he has lectured at various other universities both in the United States and abroad.
    Rosenberg has written many articles in professional journals and political magazines. He also wrote, coauthored, or edited a number of books, including: Attitude Organization and ChangeTheories of Cognitive ConsistencyDomestic Sources of Foreign PolicyBeyond Conflict and Containment: Critical Studies of Military and Foreign Policy; and Vietnam and the Silent Majority. One of his areas of study was cognitive dissonanceand attitude change, on which he worked closely with Robert P. Abelson, among others.
    Rosenberg was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2008 by President George W. Bush, "for bringing the world of ideas to millions of listeners."[4]

    Radio Show
    Since 1973 until December 20, 2012, he hosted WGN Radio's "Extension 720," a two-hour discussion show with one hour reserved for call-ins. The program, which aired Sunday through Thursday (originally Monday through Friday) from 10 p.m. to midnight (an hour later than formerly), dealt with topics ranging from politics to financial investment to entertainment to religion to foreign policy to literature, and, as Milt says, "just about everything except pop psychology and poodle-trimming."

    The Extension 720 Podcast from 720 WGN Episodes

    The End Times

    Published: 10/16/12
    Religious scholars Bernard McGinn and Barbara Rossing explain and analyze how various religions believe our world will end.

    The Dark Side of Islam

    Published: 10/15/12
    "Silenced" author Paul Marshall examines how Muslim governments have prosecuted those who speak out against the faith.

    Lord Conrad Black

    Published: 10/15/12
    The famed newspaper mogul delves into his career, trials, and incarceration from his new book "A Matter of Principle."

    Post VP Debate Recap

    Published: 10/12/12
    Charles Lipson, Dave Lundy, and John Dallas jr. argue over how Ryan and Biden fared in their one face-off before the election.

    Genetic Engineering: Past Present and Future

    Published: 10/11/12
    Harvard geneticist George Church explains how synthetic biology has and will continue to reinvent nature and ourselves.

    What Did You Think o

    Milton J. Rosenberg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Milton J. Rosenberg (born April 15, 1925) is a prominent social psychologist who was professor of psychology at the University of Chicago and was the host of a ...
  2. Milton J. Rosenberg | National Endowment for the Humanities › ... › Awards and Honors › National Humanities Medals
    Radio show host and scholar who combines a scholar's understanding and a teacher's openness, making a home in radio for elevated conversation and ...
  3. Milt Rosenberg: WGN bids farewell to a great Chicago conservative ...
    Dec 18, 2012 – Milton Rosenberg, 87, the conservative talk show host of WGN-AM radio's “Extension 720” in Chicago, will no longer be heard on the station ...
    As most listeners to Dr. Milton Rosenberg's celebrated radio show know, on December 20, 2012, Extension... (32 signatures on petition)
  5. Milt's File
    Aug 8, 2005 – A file of links relating to Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg, a talk show on ... NOTICE: Effective August 8, 2005, Milt's File has moved to a new ...
  6. WGN Radio, Milt Rosenberg Parting Ways: Chicagoist
    Dec 18, 2012 – TimeOut Chicago's Robert Feder reports on bittersweet news from the world of local radio: Milt Rosenberg, host of WGN-AM's “Extension 720” ...
  7. Milt Rosenberg | Facebook
    Milt Rosenberg is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Milt Rosenberg and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes ...
  8. Milton Rosenberg profiles | LinkedIn
    View the profiles of professionals named Milton Rosenberg on LinkedIn. There are 7 professionals named Milton Rosenberg, who use LinkedIn to exchange ...
  9. I Miss Milt Rosenberg on the Radio -
    Jan 13, 2013 – I am an avid listener to talk radio, both live and via podcasts. And, despite the city's effluence of politicians I distrust, I love Chicago -- or at least ...
  10. Milt Rosenberg retires after 39 years at WGN - Chicago Tribune › Featured Articles › Wgn Radio
    Dec 17, 2012 – WGN-AM 720 late-night mainstay Milt Rosenberg is ending his 39-year run at the station this week, executives announced Monday. His show ...