Gay Talese; Remembering A.M. Rosenthal

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Friday 05/19/2006

Author Gay Talese describes the close links between nonfiction and fiction writing and the relationships he's forged with his characters. Talese and editors Arthur Gelb and James F. Hoge, Jr. discuss the legacy of A. M. Rosenthal, editor of The New York Times. Guest host Ken Auletta of The New Yorker remembers A.M. Rosenthal with a look back at two of Rosenthal's appearances on the show.