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This edition: Jennet Conant, author, "Covert Affair"

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 23, 2011.

Host Sheryl McCarthy sits down with author Jennet Conant as they discuss her new book, “Covert Affair” which depicts the experiences of the famous Julia Child during World War II when she was an agent with the U.S. Office of Strategic Services as well as how she and her former OSS colleagues, including her husband Paul Child, were affected by the Communist witch hunt that took place after the war. They discuss what motivated Ms. Conant to write this book, her views on Julia Child and the service she provided for her country during this time as well as her depiction of the OSS in the book.

Guest List

  • Hope House NYC: Topeka Sam & Vanee Sykes
  • Monday, April 23 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, April 28 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 30 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Miao Wang  
  • Monday, April 30 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, May 2 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, May 5 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, May 6 - 9:30am
  • Monday, May 7 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, May 12 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, May 14 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Susan Rodriguez
  • Monday, April 2 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 4 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, April 7 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, April 8 - 9:30am
  • Monday, April 9 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, April 14 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 16 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Hope House NYC: Topeka Sam & Vanee Sykes
  • Saturday, March 24 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, March 25 - 9:30am
  • Monday, March 26 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, March 31 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 2 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Monday, April 16 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 18 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, April 21 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, April 22 - 9:30am