This Weekend's Program (Jan 4-5, 2014)

The Bob Edwards Show, January 4-5, 2014

HOUR ONE:

Doyle McManus, Washington columnist for the Los Angeles Times, looks back on the most memorable news stories of 2013.

Bob talks to StoryCorps founder and public radio producer Dave Isay about his book Ties that Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude from the First 10 Years of StoryCorps.

HOUR TWO:

Award-winning investigative cartoonist Joe Sacco’s new book is The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme.  This illustrated timeline explains the events of the first great battle of World War I.  Sacco talks with Bob about how and why he made the book.

Last year, Masterpiece’s hit show Downton Abbey stunned viewers by ending the season with tragedy.  Bob talks about what’s in store this season with actresses Phyllis Logan and Lesley Nicol, who play Mrs. Hughes and Mrs. Patmore.  Season 4 starts Sunday, January 5th on PBS.

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