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Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage

In conversation with Gail Eichenthal
Monday, November 29, 2010
Episode Summary

In a groundbreaking new account, Rowley describes the remarkable courage and lack of convention-private and public-that kept FDR and Eleanor together.

Participant(s) Bio

Hazel Rowley is the author of three previous biographies: Christina Stead: A Biography, a New York Times Best Book; Richard Wright: The Life and Times, a Washington Post Best Book; and Tête-à-Tête: Simone de Beavoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, which has been translated into twelve languages. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute and the Rockefeller Foundation.

Gail Eichenthal is the Program Director of Classical KUSC 91.5 FM, and the co-producer and co-host of the Saturday 8am KUSC arts magazine program, Arts Alive. For more than twenty years, she hosted and produced the national radio broadcasts of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Gail was previously an award-winning news reporter and anchor at KNX and CBS Radio. Gail's articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the LA Times Magazine, and Symphony Magazine