On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
In the ’50s Norman Podhoretz was part of the liberal New York intellectuals called “the Family,” but over the next two decades he shifted away from the political left, and found himself alienated by former friends. Kojo speaks with Podheretz about this falling out, which is the central theme of his new memoir.
- Podhoretz Author of "Ex-Friends: Falling Out w/ Allen Ginsberg, Lionel and Diana Trilling, Lillian Hellman, Hannah Arendt, and Norman Mailer"
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