• Tape 1, Side A
Object Title

Joseph Kahn Interviews Murray Kempton

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Collection: Joseph Kahn audiorecordings of conversations with media personalities

Material Category
Physical Audio
Type of Work
1/4 inch audio cassette
These audio recordings document a session of a New School lecture series hosted by retired New York Post reporter Joseph Kahn, featuring journalist and commentator Murray Kempton. Kahn commences by relating anecdotes of his career, and introduces Kempton at 10:25. At 14:45, Kempton answers questions from the audience, some of which are inaudible. Kempton discusses his career, his opinions on journalism, his approach to writing columns, and his thoughts on the state of political affairs, including his opinions on political figures he had written about or known, including Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, Senator Joseph McCarthy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Ronald Reagan, and Governor Mario Cuomo.
February 17 1987
Related people
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (producer)
Joseph Kahn (speaker)
Murray Kempton (speaker)
Murray Kempton February 17, 1987 (container)
Use Restrictions
Box 1, Cassettes 41, 48

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