This Weekend's Program

Bob Edwards Weekend, December 15-16, 2012


Los Angeles Times columnist Doyle McManus joins Bob to discuss the latest political news.

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Timothy Egan recounts the life and career of the turn-of-the-century’s most famous photographer, Edward Curtis.  Egan’s book is titled Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis.

Then, the latest installment of our ongoing series This I Believe.


Ralph Nader, named by The Atlantic as one of the 100 most influential figures in American history, joins Bob to discuss current affairs and his new book The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future.

As the son of jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli grew up surrounded by music royalty.  Benny Goodman and Les Paul were regular guests in their home, and John has performed with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, James Taylor and Paul McCartney.  Pizzarelli is a talented musician leading a band of his own now and shares stories from his life with Bob.  His musical memoir is titled World on a String.

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