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Nancy's Bookshelf: Ken Auletta on Hollywood Ending: Harvey Weinstein and the Culture of Silence


Nancy's Bookshelf is delivering a packed episode.

The hour begins with Media Critic for The New Yorker Ken Auletta, whose 13th book "Hollywood Ending: Harvey Weinstein and the Culture of Silence" details the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein. An informed account of the film producer's downfall and how he used that position to feed his monstrous sexual appetites.

Also, NPR Morning Edition co-host and author Steve Inskeep chats about his book, "Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War."

Closing the show is two Chico commentators, Richard Parker and Anthony Peyton Porter.

Episode #671

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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.