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David Nasaw on "The Patriarch"

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Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 10:30pm

Joseph Patrick Kennedy was not only the patriarch of one of America's great political dynasties, he was at the center of many defining moments in American history. For years Joe Kennedy has been remembered for his philandering ways, anti-semitic views and pushing his children into politics. He has taken on almost a mythic villainous reputation and become a nasty footnote in history. How much is true? Tune in this Sunday evening when Al is joined by award winning biographer, Davis Nasaw. In his new book "The Patriarch" Nasaw unveils another side to Joe Kennedy and dispells much of the myth about the man.

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Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

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