Storytelling: Bob Gallamore ’63 (clip)

[Bob Gallamore ’63] A clip from our interview with Bob Gallamore ’63.

The Wesleyan Storytelling Project returns after a hiatus with this clip from our interview with Bob Gallamore, class of 1963.

In this clip, Bob revisits his favorite memories of Wesleyan, which include two seminar courses he took with famed theorist Hannah Arendt, who was a visiting professor at Wesleyan from 1961–63. Bob remembers the professor who had the greatest impact on him—from her guttural, gravelly voice and melancholy eyes, to the questions she asked his class, to her seminar on “Eichmann in Jerusalem” at Russell House.

Bob Gallamore is a leading expert on railway and intermodal economics, technology and safety. He has worked in both policy and leadership positions in government, industry, academia, consulting and non-profits. In addition to teaching at Northwestern University and Michigan State University, Bob founded and expanded The Gallamore Group consultancy.

[Ed. Note: Bob would like us to clarify that "A Report on the Banality of Evil" is the subtitle of Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem,' not her earlier book 'The Origins of Totalitarianism,' and that Arendt did not consider herself a philosopher but someone engaged in political theory.]

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Music: “Sleep Inside” by The Last Minutes—Ryan Rodger ’11, Ben Block ’11, Katherine McDonald ’11 and Bella Loggins ’10, and “Your Song” by Bella Loggins

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