After 11 years of isolation in New England, Nathan Zuckerman
returns to New York City. Now 71, Zuckerman discovers that a lot has changed.
In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, we'll meet Nathan
Zuckerman's creator, the renowned novelist, Philip Roth. And we'll find
out how both Roth and his fictional alter ego, Zuckerman, are dealing
with the ravages of aging. Also, how aging Baby Boomers will affect our
former anchor and managing editor of NBC News, is the author of "Boom!
Voices of the Sixties: Personal Reflections on the 60s and Today."
He talks with Anne Strainchamps about the polarizing effects of the
sixties. Also, Mark Cain is the author of "Boomer at Midlife."
He talks with Jim Fleming about being a boomer and the novel he wrote
Smith is the co-author (with Ann Clurman) of "Generation Ageless:
How Baby Boomers Are Changing The Way We Live Today...And They're Just
Getting Started." Smith tells Steve Paulson about the six different
flavors of baby boomers and why they'll have an impact into the future.
Also, Catherine Boldt is one of The Gimpy Girls. Their
mission is to make life easier, safer and more fun for gimpy people
everywhere. Catherine provides a commentary on the joys of being gimpy.
Philip Roth talks with Steve Paulson about his work and says Nathan
Zukerman had made his final appearance in Roth's new novel, "Exit
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|Philip Roth, Exit Ghost
|J.Walker Smith and Ann Clurman, Generation
Ageless: How Baby Boomers Are Changing the Way We Live Today...and
They're Just Getting Started (Collins)
|Mark Cain, Boomer at Midlife
|Tom Brokaw, Boom!: Voices
of the Sixties: personal Reflections on the '60s and Today
- -- "2001: A Space Odyssey",
Introduction from "Also Sprach Zarathustra"
The City of Prague Philharmonic/Nic Raine
from the CD box set, "Brain in a Box: The Science Fiction Collection"
(used under Mark Cain's first reading)
- -- "For What It's Worth"/Buffalo Springfield
from the CD, "Retrospective: The Best of Buffalo Springfield"
- -- "Bogalusa Boogie"/Clifton Chenier
from the CD, "Bogalusa Boogie" (Arhoolie)
- -- "Sweet Home Alabama"/The Moog Cookbook
from the CD, "Ye Olde Space Bande" (Restless Records)
- -- Antonin Dvorak's"Slavonic Dance, Opus 46 Number
2"/Itzhak Perlman, violin
Samuel Sanders, piano
from the CD, "The Kreisler Album, The Perlman Edition" (EMI
- -- "The Artifact & Living"/Michael Andrews
from the CD, "Donnie Darko: Music from the Original Motion Picture
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