November 22 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Journalist Dean R. Owen collected interviews from notable civil rights leaders, White House staff, and others connected to Kennedy for his book, “November 22, 1963: Reflections on the Life, Assassination, and Legacy of John F. Kennedy.”
Owen spoke at the Elliott Bay Book Company on September 14. He was joined by Patricia Baillargeon, a contributor to his book who served as assistant to Eleanor Roosevelt.
Ross Reynolds talks with State Representative Roger Goodman and Jennifer Shaw, deputy director of the ACLU of Washington, about the pros, cons and legality of sobriety checkpoints along Washington's roadways.
What interesting sounds do you hear throughout your day? Our days are full of sounds of bus engines, computer keyboards, birds chirping and leaves crunching. Our listeners record 30 seconds of an interesting sound they encounter. Write a short story and sent your recording to The Record.
Steve Scher gets the latest book recommendations from Nancy Pearl: "The Pushcart Prize XXXVIII: Best of the Small Presses 2014 Edition” edited by Bill Henderson, and “The Good Lord Bird” by James McBride.