Jimmy Breslin


Guests:

Jimmy Breslin
*Syndicated Columnist, New York News Day
*Author of several books including the novel I Don't Want to Go to Jail: A Good Story (Little Brown, 2001) and The Short Sweet Dream of Eduardo Gutierrez (Crown, 2002)
(35:10)

Segment (4:00)

Peter Kenyon (update on Middle East conflict)
*NPR Reporter in Jerusalem

Celebrated columnist Jimmy Breslin describes himself as "a loud, talkative, bar-room type." Others call him a master of the Queens' English. Queens, New York, that is. Whether he's satirizing a bumbling band of mafiosi or giving a voice to an illegal immigrant worker, he's one of America's most colorful newspaper men. Neal Conan talks with Jimmy Breslin on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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