A new radio documentary titled We Knew JFK: Unheard Stories from the Kennedy Archives airs on public radio stations across the country, timed to the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination. The documentary showcases anecdotes from people who worked with JFK and knew him personally. Bob speaks to Robert MacNeil, of MacNeil/Lehrer fame, the host and co-writer of the documentary, about JFK's nuanced relationship with journalists.
On October 10th it was announced that the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature would go to 82-year-old Canadian writer Alice Munro.
Lloyd Moss interviews Canadian journalist Robert MacNeil. He relates an amusing early-career anecdote about being locked out of his station while "White Christmas" was playing.
Mr. MacNeil discusses the musical selections of his choosing.
WNYC archives id: 68543