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Discussing the book "Archibald MacLeish: An American Life" (published by Houghton Mifflin) with the author Scott Donaldson.
Discussing the book "Swing, Swing, Swing: The Life & Times of Benny Goodman" (published by Norton) with the author Ross Firestone.
Past radio transcripts of former President Ronald Reagan were being hidden or suppressed. Ronnie Dugger worked tirelessly at getting the transcripts so that people would learn the truth about Reagan. In Dugger’s book, “On Reagan: The Man & His Presidency,” Dugger points out that President Reagan was against the ERA. He didn’t believe in anti-trust, and he opposed every civil rights act every placed in front of him. Dugger said Reagan’s genius was that he’d get elected without people knowing of his records.
Discussing the book "Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic" (published by Little Brown) with author Paul Fussell.
Discussing American photographer Diane Arbus (the first American photographer to have photographs displayed at the Venice Biennale) with Patricia Bosworth, author of Diane Arbus: A Biography, published in 1985.
Martin Duberman, historian and biographer, discusses his latest work which focuses on the singer, actor, and political activist Paul Robeson. Robeson was known for his performance in Showboat and Emperor Jones.
Discussing the book "Jesse: The Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson" (published by Random House) with the author, journalist Marshall Frady.
Discussing the book "Robert Kennedy: A Memoir" with the author and investigative reporter Jack Newfield.
Discussing "The Damnedest Radical: The Life and World of Ben Reitman, Chicago's Celebrated Social Reformer, Hobo King, and Whorehouse Physician," (published by University of Illinois Press) with the author Roger Bruns.