Then, Alex Perry discusses his book, The Good Mothers: The True Story of the Women Who Took on the Worldâ€™s Most Powerful Mafia. Itâ€™s a feminist saga of true crime and justice that shows the power of women, even against the most ruthless of enemies. Continue reading
This week, we commemorate two momentous June 6 anniversaries. First, we explore the life of Bobby Kennedy, a life cut short on June 6, 1968. We talk with Larry Tye about hisÂ superb biography of Robert F. Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon.
Then, we honor D-Day (June 6, 1944) by talking with Stephen Kiernan about his novel The Baker’s Secret. It tells the story of a remarkable young woman who keeps her neighbors alive until the D-Day invasion liberates their Normandy town from Nazi Occupation.