Friday, October 23, 2009

Today's Show: Grey Gardens and Beyond

4:30pm EST: Grey Gardens-mania continues. The story of Edie Beale and her mother Edith Bouvier Beale - the aunt to Jackie Kennedy Onassis - living in a cat-infested, filthy, crumbling estate called Grey Gardens in East Hampton on Long Island became the iconic award-wining, documentary, Grey Gardens, a Broadway play and of course recently a feature film on HBO starring Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore.

Walter Newkirk, who interview Edie Beale in 1976, shortly after the release of their documentary, joins us this afternoon to talk about his book, Letters From Edie Beale, which is a collection of letters written to him by Edie as well as art inspired b y her life.

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