Alan interviews Donna Burkhart, Acting Executive Director of Gould Farm - a highly-regarded residential therapeutic community in the Berkshires dedicated to helping adults with mental illness since 1913.
Alan speaks with Helen Epstein about her New Yorker Magazine article about Melita Maschmann, a former Nazi who wrote a memoir. Epstein is also the author of six books including the multi-generational memoir Where she came from: A Daughter’s Search for her Mother’s History; the first book on inter-generational trauma Children of the Holocaust: and the biography Joe Papp: An American Life. She also reviews theater and music in the Berkshires for the online arts magazine The Arts Fuse.
The Power of Words: Alan Chartock speaks with Professor, Author, Activist, and Albany Common Council Member Barbara Smith about Barbara Jordan’s Keynote Address to the 1976 Democratic National Convention.