A. E. Hotchner, Marguerite Young, and Arthur Goldberg

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This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Maurice Dolbier introduces A.E. Hotchner, the author of the biography "Papa Hemingway," a biography and account of his own fourteen year friendship with Ernest Hemingway. Hotchner recounts Hemingway's working style and recalls some of their times together in Spain. He recalls reading Hemingway's early drafts of "A Movable Feast," one chapter in particular, titled "A Matter of Measurements" was particularly indiscreet in relation to F. Scott Fitzgerald. Hotchner briefly goes into the circumstances of Hemingway's death.

Next, Dolbier introduces Marguerite Young, author of "Miss Macintosh, My Darling." Young describes the characters found in her book, the same as those found in her earlier book "Angel in the Forest." Both books are studies of Utopian concepts and communities. She notes that women are often the sacrifice of Utopias. Particularly, she speaks of the actions of the communities leader, George Rapp. She describes dramatic stories from his life.

For more on Young and this broadcast please see: http://www.wnyc.org/blogs/neh-preservation-project/2013/jan/30/marguerite-young/

Next, Dolbier introduces Arthur Goldberg, former U.S. Secretary of Labor and Supreme Court Justice and, at the time of the recording, Ambassador to the United Nations. Goldberg discusses the recent publication of "The defenses of freedom; the public papers of Arthur J. Goldberg." The book, he promises, tells the reader what his beliefs on rights, freedom, liberty, and equality.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 71383
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