Charles Van Doren Interview

June 8th, 2008 by Lewis Frumkes


joy-of-readingYes, the son of Mark Van Doren, the famous Columbia professor, Charles is also the one you remember years ago who got caught up in a TV scandal. Charles who was an editor of the Encyclopedia Brittanica,  is not only erudite and sweet, but his book THE JOY OF READING is one of the finest guides to the western literary canon I have read.

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Stephen Marks Interview

January 27th, 2008 by Lewis Frumkes


confession-of-a-political-hitmanThere are people who are hired by politicos to destroy the opposition through a variety of dirty tricks, slanderous information, and vicious attacks. They are known as political hit men and they are very effective. Stephen Marks is one of them, and he confesses to me on air.

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