Leaving a Legacy

4 segments
  • In Her Wake  26 min
  • Small Wars  14 min
Sometimes parents can unconsciously choose a favorite child, and on today’s show: guest host Julie Burstein talks with a clinical psychologist about what the “favorite child complex” can do to both children and parents. Then, a child psychiatrist discusses the impact her mother’s suicide had on her life. Also, Sadie Jones tells us about her novel Small Wars, about a marriage in crisis, set against the backdrop of Britain’s conflict in Cyprus in the 1950s. And jazz great Jimmy Heath describes his long career and many of the musical greats he met along the way, like Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.