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It all comes back to me now : character portraits from the "Golden Apple"
O'Shaughnessy, William.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Fordham University Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
xxix, 637 pages ; photographs : 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.

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It All Comes Back to Me Now features profiles and touching vignettes about contemporary figures like Jeanine and Al Pirro, Andrew Cuomo, Archbishop Edward Egan, the late John Cardinal O'Connor, the late Monsignor Terry Attridge, and George W. Bush. Also included is a special tribute to former Governor Malcolm Wilson, which was cited as 'The Outstanding Radio or Television Editorial in New York State' by the New York State Broadcasters Association.

It All Comes Back to Me Now also incorporates transcripts of the author's 'Interview with William O'Shaughnessy' cable television program, such as brilliant one-on-one interviews with hostage-journalist Terry Anderson, actor-activist Ossie Davis, president of the Council of American Ambassadors Ogden Reid, editor-in-chief of the New York Post Ken Chandler, former Westchester County Executive Andy O'Rourke, New York State power broker William Plunkett, Gannett's star feature columnist Phil Reisman and national president of the Urban League Hugh Price.

Author Notes

William O'Shaughnessy is owner and President of Whitney Radio, which owns and operates WVOX and WRTN in Westchester County. He is also the author of Air Waves: A Collection of Radio Editorials from the Golden Apple.

Table of Contents

Governor Mario CuomoL. H. "Hank" Whittemore
Special Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Friends of Billp. xvii
Forewordp. xxv
Introductionp. xxvii
1 Tributes and Essays
Malcolmp. 3
John Cardinal O'Connorp. 7
The Priest: An Appreciation of Monsignor Terence Attridgep. 10
JVLp. 13
Edward J. Hughes: The Journalistp. 16
Hugh Doyle: The Councilman Emeritusp. 19
William Butcher: The Escape Club Loses A Memberp. 22
Joe Candreap. 24
Frank: A Radio Tributep. 26
A Farewell Tribute to Andrew P. O'Rourkep. 28
Edward Cardinal Eganp. 31
"The Peacemaker": A Salute to Michael J. Armiento, Police Commissionerp. 32
Presentation of the Coalition for Mutual Respect Yitzhak Rabin Peacemakers Award to Christopher Edley, Jr.p. 37
Bob Peebles: A Reminiscencep. 40
The Sum Total of a Tragedyp. 43
This Christmas: We Ask Three Wise Menp. 45
2 Interviews
Mario M. Cuomop. 55
Matilda Cuomop. 69
Andrew Cuomop. 74
Malcolm Wilsonp. 83
Nelson Rockefellerp. 97
Cary Reichp. 105
Larry Rockefellerp. 114
Robert Abplanalpp. 122
Joe Canzerip. 129
Ogden Reidp. 139
Jonathan Bushp. 147
Mario Biaggip. 153
Bill Plunkettp. 162
John F. Kennedy, Jr., and Andrew Cuomop. 169
Robert Kennedy, Jr.p. 174
Jeanine Pirrop. 182
Hugh Pricep. 191
Martin Stonep. 200
Lou Boccardip. 208
Walter Isaacsonp. 215
Terry Andersonp. 222
Ken Chandlerp. 230
Terry Golwayp. 238
Walter Andersonp. 247
Phil Reismanp. 254
Craig Watsonp. 261
George Plimptonp. 268
Ernest D. Davisp. 277
Michael Carneyp. 282
Hoagy Carmichael, Jr.p. 289
Robert Merrillp. 296
M. Paul Reddp. 304
Monsignor Terry Attridgep. 311
Rabbi Amiel Wohlp. 323
Monsignor Ed Connorsp. 329
Brother John Driscollp. 337
Dr. Richard Fraserp. 348
C. V. "Jim" Woolridgep. 360
E. Virgil Conwayp. 369
Al Pirro, Jr.p. 375
Barry Slotnickp. 382
William Dennis Fugazyp. 391
Ossie Davisp. 394
Ruby Deep. 402
Wellington Marap. 407
Allie Shermanp. 416
John Sterlingp. 422
Tim Rooneyp. 431
Guido Cribarip. 439
Sirio Maccionip. 448
Adam Tihanyp. 458
Erik Blaubergp. 466
Julian Niccolini and Alex Von Bidderp. 472
Frederic Fekkaip. 484
Kenneth Colep. 489
3 Radio Editorials
An Endorsement for President, 1992p. 499
George W. Bush for President, 2000p. 504
Westchester's Highflier: Guilty As Sin!p. 507
Sixty: Neal Travis Makes It!p. 509
Jimmy Breslin: A New York Writerp. 512
Monsignor Silverstreakp. 514
Latimer for County Legislatorp. 515
Ribicoff vs. Javits: Good vs. Greatp. 516
Rambling without Gamblingp. 518
For Governor George Patakip. 521
The "Necessary" Senator: D'Amato or Schumer?p. 524
Hillary Rodham Clintonp. 526
4 Of an Evening
Book Partyp. 531
For B. F. Curry, Jr., On the Occasion of His Eightieth Birthdayp. 534
An Inaugural Ball for Mayor Ernest Daniel Davisp. 538
For Justice Daniel Angiolillop. 541
General Alfred M. Gray, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corpsp. 544
New Rochelle Police Foundation Dinner Honoring John Spicerp. 547
Clinton in New Rochellep. 549
The Ursuline Sistersp. 553
Independence Day Observancep. 555
The Lincoln Hall Autumn Dinner and Presentation of The Abraham Lincoln Spirit Awardp. 559
National Conference of Christians and Jews Presentation to George Delaneyp. 562
A Birthhday Celebration for Andy Spanop. 565
5 The Tables Are Turned
Interviewing the Interviewer by Kevin McCabep. 571
Westchester Newsline: Kevin McCabe Interviews William O'Shaughnessyp. 574
PressTime with Carll Tuckerp. 597
Future Starsp. 605
Glaring Omissionsp. 607
I Should Have Said More...p. 609
Indexp. 617