Fresh Air, Clayborne Carson, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy and Barbara Lynn (Nonfiction) - Terry Gross

Fresh Air, Clayborne Carson, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy and Barbara Lynn (Nonfiction)

By Terry Gross

  • Release Date: 2001-01-19
  • Genre: News
  • ℗ © 2001 WHYY-FM

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Summary : Fresh Air, Clayborne Carson, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy and Barbara Lynn (Nonfiction)

Historian Clayborne Carson, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy, and Rhythm and Blues musician Barbara Lynn on this edition of Fresh Air Clayborne Carson is director of Stanford University's King Papers Project, dedicated to editing and publishing all the papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. Carson is the co-editor of the new book A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr a collection of eleven speeches delivered at turning points in the civil rights movement. Maxwell Taylor Kennedy is the youngest son of the late Robert Kennedy. He edited a collection of his father's private journal entries called Make Gentle The Life of this World: The Vision of Robert F. Kennedy. He reads from the speech his father gave on the night that Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Left-handed guitarist Barbara Lynn was one of the first female practioners of the instrument. Her signature song is the 1962 hit "You'll Lose a Good Thing." The Rolling Stones recorded her song "Oh Baby (We Got a Good Thing Going)" in 1964. After a lengthy hiatus to raise a family, Lynn made a come back in 1986. Her new album is Hot Night Tonight. (Broadcast Date: January 15, 2001)

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