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Nancy's Bookshelf: Local author Bruce Yerman pays tribute to his father's victory lap


Local author Bruce Yerman tells the story of how his father Jack Yerman won a gold medal in the 1960 Olympics.

His father earned the medal during the summer of 1960 at the Rome Olympics when he helped the U.S. mile relay team beat Germany.

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Nancy Wiegman has a master's degree in French linguistics from Indiana University and taught yoga and foreign languages at CSU Fresno and the College of Charleston before moving to Chico in 1990.
Matt Fidler is a producer and sound designer with over 15 years’ experience producing nationally distributed public radio programs. He has worked for shows such as Freakonomics Radio, Selected Shorts, Studio 360, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway. In 2017, Matt launched the language podcast Very Bad Words, hitting the #28 spot in the iTunes podcast charts.