Radio Times Live Broadcast with Ben Bradlee Jr.
Wednesday, October 24
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ben Bradlee Jr. (former deputy managing editor of the Boston Globe) will join Radio Times’ Marty Moss-Coane for a conversation about the Pennsylvania county that swung from Democrat to Republican in the 2016 election. In his newest book The Forgotten, Bradlee offers stories from Luzerne County Trump voters themselves and a look at the complicated political reality of the United States today. This event – and your questions! – will be broadcast live on WHYY-FM’s Radio Times.
Please arrive no later than 9:45 a.m. as the live broadcast will begin at 10:00 a.m. A book signing will follow the event.
Proceeds from this event support WHYY programs and services.
Marty Moss-Coane is host and executive producer of Radio Times. One of the tri-state area’s most thought-provoking and balanced radio hosts, Marty believes guiding discussions fairly and accurately is imperative to educating and informing audiences. She has earned praise for her versatility and engaging conversations and interviews with both guests and callers during the daily, live one-hour program, which covers social issues, public policy, books, films and more. She has received many accolades for excellence in radio, public service, public health and public affairs. A graduate of Temple University, Marty lives with her husband, clinical psychologist James Coane. Her son, Jesse, works in Manhattan and lives with his family in Brooklyn.
Ben Bradlee Jr.
Ben Bradlee Jr. is the author of the critically acclaimed The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams (2013), among other books. Bradlee spent twenty-five years at the Boston Globe as a reporter and editor. As deputy managing editor, he oversaw the Globe’s Pulitizer Prize-winning coverage of the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church from July 2001 to August 2002. Bradlee lives outside Boston.