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Author Ivan Backer on Take Charge of Your Life

Apr 28, 2016

Eleanor is joined by Ivan Backer, Moravian College graduate and author of My Train to Freedom-A Jewish Boy's Journey from Nazi Europe to a Life of Activism. Ten-year old Ivan Backer, in 1939, boarded one of Sir Nicholas Winton's famous kindertransportsand fled Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia for the United Kingdom. 

(Original air-date: 04/18/16)

Host John Pearce looks at Allentown as a city, 1950s to the present. Our guest, Jory Berkwits, is the author of My Bittersweet Homecoming (2015) based on his return to his childhood city after almost 40 years away from Allentown. A stroll thru the past and how this city has changed over a half century. 

(Original air-date: 03/10/16)

Eleanor was joined by Marilyn Amster Gould, author of Son of a Son, which traces the story of a thirteen year-old named Myer as he journeys to the United States all alone-how he learns through success and defeat, love and loss, and the challenges of generations to generations.

They talked about how our parents, grandparents and great-grandparents made the journey from Europe or the Middle East to the "Golden Medina"-the Golden land of America.

(Original air-date: 11/09/2015)

Bethlehem Author Kurt Dowdle Returns to LV Arts Salon

Oct 16, 2015

Author Kurt B. Dowdle joined hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about his new book "Trumpet of the Dead", an exciting sequel to "Axe & Spade", a thriller set in post-Civil War Bethlehem, Pa., which first introduced us the brilliant but flawed detective Kamp.

(Original air-date: 9/28/2015)

Author Lee Upton on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Jun 17, 2014

Host Bathsheba Monk speaks with Lafayette College Writer-in-Residence Lee Upton about her new collection of short stories, The Tao of Humiliation; as well as her other twelve books, and how she gets it all done while managing her job as an English professor.

(Original air-date 6/16/2014)