Shailagh Murray, congressional reporter for The Washington Post, and Pete Hamill, journalist, columnist, novelist, and friend of the Kennedy family, discuss Ted Kennedy's legacy and the impact of his death on health care reform.
Many people, Kennedys among them, have drawn comparisons between Barack Obama and the Kennedy legacy. Pete Hamill, journalist and novelist who contributed an essay to A Time it Was: Bobby Kennedy in the Sixties (Abrams, 2008), Chris Smith, contributing editor to New York Magazine, and Frederick Harris,
As Barack Obama takes the reigns of the Democratic Party, the legacy of the Kennedy family looms large. Some, however, think Obama is better off forging a path of his own. Author Pete Hamill, who covered RFK closely, reflects on the 40th anniversary of his shooting along with Chris Smith ...
Novelist, essayist and journalist Pete Hamill talks about his new novel North River (Little, Brown & Company, 2007) set in the Depression-era New York immigrant community, and about who is telling the stories of today’s immigrants.
North River is available for purchase at Amazon.com.
Governor Spitzer signed an anti-human trafficking law on June 6th. NOW-NYC campaigned for the law and wants local publications to stop taking “adult” ads for what they call “modern-day slavery.” We’ll hear from NOW-NYC’s president, as well as blogger and former sex worker Audacia Ray who saw prostitution as a ...
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