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My Passages / Over There, Over Here

December 2, 201450 min
Part A: Gail Sheehy always wanted to be a writer from the time she was a young girl. Whether for a magazine or newspaper, and in the 40sand 50s, that meant settling to write fluffy social stories or recipes. However she had much loftier goals and she fulfilled them. In the 70s, with her marriage falling apart, she gets a job with the New York Tribune, met Clay Felker, its renowned editor and wrote for him a study of her shattered marriage, Lovesounds of a Wife. She tells of her triumphs and heartbreaks in life in her memoir, My Passages. Part B: The Saturday Evening Post has been a journalistic institution for nearly 300 years. Although it’s only published online now, author and editor Jeff Nilsson, pull [...]

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