You are a warming, comforting presence. It is audible proof that others care and wish me well; not only my family and friends, but an entire network of people. I don't know what I would do without you.
For Your Ears Only - September 28th, 2014
I. BILLBOARD: VOICES OF THE CENTURY - FINAL ENCORE
II. VOICES OF THE CENTURY: WAR & PEACE I (December 26th 1999)
Mildred Crow Sargent, "Rosie the Riveter"
David Brinkley, ex-GI and TV news icon
Theodore Sorensen, JFK White House aide/Cuban missile crisis
III. WAR & PEACE II
Robert S. McNamara, former Defense Secretary/Lessons of Vietnam
Peter Robinson, Reagan speechwriter / Cold War ("Tear down this wall")
Zlata Philipovic, author of "Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo"
IV. THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT!
Katherine Hepburn, actress, on "The African Queen" and her career
Norman Mailer, author, on four-letter words
Michael Feinstein, singer/pianist/musical archivist, on The Gershwins
Bob Fosse, dancer/choreographer, on imitating Astaire
V. GOOD SPORTS
Paul Hopkins, pitched a home-run ball to Babe Ruth
Ray Robinson, in the Yankee Stadium bleachers for ailing Lou Gehrig on Gehrig Appreciation Day
Harry Scott, raised on Lexington, KY, stud farm where reigning resident was Man o' War
Bill Russell, Boston Celtics star
VI. FIRST WORDS LAST – (from 4/25/82 launch of Newsweek On Air)
Hosts: David Alpern, Gil Gross
Guests: John Walcott, Eleanor Clift, Gloria Borger, David Friendly of Newsweek
VII. ARCHIVE: Final Thanks + Noel Coward, "Why Must the Show Go On?"