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Thurs. 2/2/12
JFK Jr.’s Personal Assistant Opens Up About A Life ‘Interrupted’

JFK Jr.’s Personal Assistant Opens Up About A Life ‘Interrupted’
JFK JrIn the mid-nineties, John F. Kennedy, Jr., was arguably one of the most famous people in the world. On today’s show, a conversation with one of the people closest to him, his personal assistant. In her new memoir, Rose Marie Terenzio, opens up about her relationship with the prince of Camelot – and about the final years – and final hours – of his life.

Guest:
  Rosemarie Terenzio, author of Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love and Loss. She was John F. Kennedy Jr.'s executive assistant from 1994 until his death in 1999.

Links:
  Read the Prologue of "Fairy Tale Interrupted"
  Watch Rosemarie Terenzio on Greater Boston (WGBH, 2/1/12)
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012       Listen 897

The Great Back Bay Blackout
After a smoky electrical transformer fire knocked out power to about 21,000 homes and businesses, sections of the neighborhood are getting back online. But problems are expected to persist into tonight. We’ll have the latest.

Guests:
  Garrett Quinn, WGBH contributor and author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
  Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association
  Marcia Gregg, a Back Bay resident who (along with her family) lost power (and still doesn’t have it)
  David Jacobs, publisher and editor The Boston Courant, covers Back Bay, South End Beacon Hill and Fenway

The Baffler Is Back
The self-described “journal that blunts the cutting edge” is back in print after a two-year hiatus. The Baffler’s latest issue of scathing media, political and cultural criticism hits newsstands tomorrow. And no cow is sacred. (Not even the one that pays its bills).

Guests:
  John Summers, editor of The Baffler
  Thomas Frank, journalist and author of books like What’s The Matter With Kansas? and most recently, Pity The Billionaire. Founding editor of The Baffler

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