An Evening with
Mo Rocca

Featuring his new book
MOBITUARIES: Great Lives Worth Reliving

Special Event at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®

  • December 9, 2019
  • Time: 7:00 p.m.

Doors open 6:00 p.m.


Join us for a spirited conversation about the lives of notable Americans who may not have received the sendoff their impact deserved.

Journalist, humorist, and history buff Mo Rocca shares stories from his new book, MOBITUARIES: Great Lives Worth Reliving — a companion to the CBS podcast of the same name — with WDET’s Ann Delisi, for a special evening at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

From the 20th century’s greatest entertainer to a forgotten Founding Father, Rocca uses his expert researching skills and trademark wit to bring their stories to life. Prepare for an insightful and unconventional account of these Americans -- one that asks us to think about who gets remembered and why.

Ticket Prices

General Admission $38.25 $45.00

Your Experience Includes:

  • Talk by Mo Rocca and Ann Delisi
  • A copy of Mo Rocca’s book, MOBITUARIES: Great Lives Worth Reliving
  • One drink ticket for beer, wine or soft drink
  • Snacks and beverages available for purchase
  • Book signing with Mo Rocca

About the speakers:

Mo Rocca is a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, host of The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, and host and creator of the Cooking Channel’s My Grandmother’s Ravioli, as well as a frequent panelist on NPR’s hit weekly quiz show Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me! He is the author of All the Presidents’ Pets, a novel about White House pets and their role in presidential decision-making.

Ann Delisi has been an influential part of Detroit media for more than 20 years. From radio to television, she is a familiar voice to metro Detroiters. A Wayne State University graduate, she now hosts Essential Music on WDET — a fun, contemporary and thoroughly handpicked approach to the music that moves Detroit.