Willing to Be Lucky in New York

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Kurt Andersen at the Aspen Ideas Festival in 2008
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Kurt Andersen remembers the writing that brought him to New York from the Midwest — an essay by E.B. White that explored the different sides of the same city. The memories and places from Kurt’s early New York have faded with time, but he recounts a chance blind date that changed his life.

(Originally aired: July 18, 2008)