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GUEST: LARRY TYE
Larry Tye is a bestselling author whose most recent book is a biography of Robert F. Kennedy, the former attorney general, U.S. senator, and presidential candidate. Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon explores RFK’s surprising involvement with Joe McCarthy and the communist-hunters of the 1950s.Tye goes on to trace Kennedy's journey to becoming a champion of racial equality and working people..
Tye is known to many as an award-winning reporter at The Boston Globe-from the mid 1980s until 2001. Before that, he worked for The Courier Journal in Lousiville and the Anniston Star in Alabama.
He had the opportunity to cover the medicine beat for the Boston Globe and went on to run the Boston-based Health Coverage Fellowship. The fellowship trains a dozen medical journalists a year from newspapers,radio stations, and TV outlets nationwide.
Tye's books include The Father of Spin, Riding the Rails, Satchel and Superman.
Tye- graduated from Brown University and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He has taught journalism at Boston University, Northeastern, and Tufts.