Life in the Spotlight

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Tuesday, December 26, 2006

During the final days of her husband's bid for Vice President, Elizabeth Edwards was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer. She tells us about surviving personal tragedies in the public spotlight. Later on, ABC correspondent Lynn Sherr reflects on 40 years as a reporter. And critic Robert Hughes examines his own life in a new memoir. Plus, legendary record producer Phil Ramone stops by.

Elizabeth Edwards on Saving Graces

In the midst of campaigning during her husband's run for Vice President, Elizabeth Edwards was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer. In Saving Graces, she talks about finding the strength to survive personal and public loss.

Saving Graces is available for purchase at


Life In and Out of Journalism

Network news pioneer Lynn Sherr looks back on her life and career in Outside the Box.

Outside the Box is available for purchase at


Robert Hughes on an Eventful Life

Cultural critic Robert Hughes reflects on how his car accident, and other life-changing events, have shaped him over the years. His new memoir is Things I Didn't Know.

Things I Didn't Know is available for purchase at


Hit Record Producer Phil Ramone

Hit record producer Phil Ramone has worked with Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Madonna...and even Pavarotti. He talks about his far-ranging influence and interests.

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