Remembering Stetson Kennedy

Friday, September 02, 2011


Author, Journalist, historian, and activist Stetson Kennedy began his long career collecting oral histories for the US government's Federal Writer's Project during the great depression. Kennedy passed away last Saturday at the age of 94. Peggy Bulger, director of the American Folklife division of the Library of Congress, talks to Bob about Kennedy's life and accomplishments.

Comments [4]

Pat from California

Fabricated? Did you read the whole Wiki entry? You've missed the whole point.

Sep. 07 2011 08:04 PM
John Hopkins from Miami

Thanks for the report. Stetson Kennedy was certainly one of my heroes.

Sep. 05 2011 09:29 AM
Bob Allen from New York

The story failed to mention the controversy about how much of Kennedy's stories were fabricated. This is a serious omission for a program which spends so much term discussing journalistic ethics.

Sep. 04 2011 11:09 AM
Robert from NYC

He passed away? Do you mean he died?

Sep. 04 2011 10:53 AM

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