Dave Lefkowitz interviews author and journalist Gerald Nachman
This interview originally aired Dec. 9, 2009 as part of the “Dave’s Gone By” radio program hosted by Dave Lefkowitz.
Topics include: Ed Sullivan, comedians, newspaper journalism.
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host: Dave Lefkowitz
guest: Gerald Nachman (“Right Here on Our Stage Tonight: Ed Sullivan’s America,” “Seriously Funny”)
Featuring: Media critic and former newspaper columnist Gerald Nachman visits to discuss his new book about Ed Sullivan and his previous books about stand-up comedy and old-time radio. Plus: Liam Clancy remembered.
00:00:01 DAVE GOES IN
00:09:00 GUEST: Gerald Nachman
00:53:00 DAVE SAYS BYE to Liam Clancy
01:11:00 DAVE GOES OUT
Dec. 9, 2009 Playlist: “Ed Sullivan” and spoken excerpts (“The Sullivan Years: Best of Broadway, Vol 1 & 2”), “The Patriot Game,” “The Wild Colonial Boy” & “The Final Trawl” (The Clancy Brothers).
(pictured: Gerald Nachman and his book; The Clancy Brothers.