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From Italy To The North End

  Oh the stories that Anthony Ricco of New Haven, Connecticut can tell about Italian Americans. He has just released his latest book on immigrant life in America capturing the past which is so important for the future and who we are as people. The book is entitled “From Italy To The North End.” Anthony Ricco Read more…

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Super Bowl Champion, Malcolm Mitchell Is A Published Children’s Book Author

  New England Patriots Super Bowl champ, wide receiver, is making the most of his time off the field. The 23-year old rookie from Georgia has written a children’s book called “The Magician’s Hat.” This is especially important to him, because at the University Georgia college he could only read at a middle school level. Now Read more…

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The New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist, Liza Donnelly

Liza Donnelly has been a staff cartoonist at The New Yorker Magazine since 1982. She tells stories thru her drawings, some political, some not. Donnelly, who married at UCONN graduate, and who herself has an honorary doctorate from UCONN, is also now the resident CBS News cartoonist where she captures images for the network. Recently, she began Read more…

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Christine Negroni’s “The Crash Detectives”

  Captain Sully Sullenberger, who landed on the Hudson in January of 2009, saving all on board, says investigator, Christine Negroni clearly understand the critically important part the human factor plays in aviation safety. When an air disaster happens, ABC news calls in Negroni in order to report such an event responsibly. In her second book “The Read more…

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“Little BIG Sister” Growing Up With An Autistic Brother

A former elementary school teacher and mother of two is making a difference in the lives of siblings, who are living with a brother or sister who has autism. Amy McCoy has just written her first book called “Little BIG Sister,” it’s about her own children and is written about the thoughts of her daughter whose Read more…

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“The Last Goodnight,” The Story Of Betty Pack, The WW II Spy

Howard Blum, is a two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee, a contributor to Vanity Fair, and New York Times best-selling author who penned his first book at age 25. He’s a prolific writer who has written 13 books. His latest is called “The Last Goodnight.” It’s about a female spy named Betty Pack, code name “Cynthia,” whom Read more…

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Custodio Gomes Writes Poetry To Inspire

Custodio Gomes is a poet from Bridgeport. Originally from  Cape Verde, West Africa, he writes to inspire others. His parents struggled to bring the family to America to live a better life, to get an education, and he has never forgotten that. He is passing on to others lessons learned. Gomes who worked very hard as a youngster to Read more…

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Are You On “The Happiness Track?”

Emma Seppala of Madison, Connecticut wants you to get on “The Happiness Track.” She has degrees from three Ivy League schools, Yale, Stanford, and Columbia, high achieving places but saw all around her people pushing for excellence to the detriment of their happiness. A trip to China showed her that many who don’t have a lot Read more…

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“The Signs Of Connecticut,” All 169 Of Them!

At age 27, Thomas Fatone of Shelton set off to document the state of Connecticut’s “blue town history signs.” The journey took him 13 years and a lot of gasoline. What he learned will last a life time. He photographed all the signs and wrote about what happened to him while he was in each town. Along Read more…

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A Chat With The Information Architect Of “TED” ~Richard Saul Wurman (reprise)

This is a story I did on Richard Saul Wurman on October 19th of 2010. I drove up to his Newport mansion called “The Orchard” which is now for sale to talk to him. What a home! That was some day, oh and the scarf he is wearing, I knitted that for him…I knew he Read more…

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