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1982

These are among the earliest editions of Book Beat, at the time unnamed. They were two-minute or less radio features about books and writers heard on WCBS-AM and later syndicated by the CBS Radio Stations News Service. They're simple mp3 files. Click to listen or "save as" to load onto your iPod or other mp3 player.


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  • 01 Tony Schwartz, famed media consultant - "Media, The Second God" 1-28-82
  • 02 Lester Cole, member of the Hollywood Ten - "Hollywood Red" 2-18-82
  • 03 Gene Maeroff, education writer, New York Times - "Don't Blame the Kids" 1-25-82
  • 04 Edward Guiliano on the bizarre life of Lewis Carroll - "Lewis Carroll: A Celebration" 1-19-82
  • 05 Christopher Hope, South African novelist and poet - "A Separate Development" 2-82
  • 06 Dick Francis - Twice Shy 4-28-82
  • 07 Bill Ballantine, Classic Ringling Bros. Circus Clown - "Clown Alley" 5-82
  • 08 John Cheever obituary, WCBS (lead-in by Jack Welby) 6-18-82
  • 09 Helen Forest, Big Band Singer - "I Had the Craziest Dream" 7-3-82



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