Nov 23, 2011 — Biographer Jane Leavy strips baseball hero Mickey Mantle of his glamour, while basketball coach Roy Williams looks back on his career, and filmmaker Sam Irvin celebrates the resilient gleam of performer and writer Kay Thompson. Also, C.J. Chivers explores the AK-47 and its impact on warfare.
Dec 4, 2010 — Fifty-five years after Eloise first appeared, the impish girl who lived in the Plaza Hotel is as iconic as ever. Author Sam Irvin, who has written a new biography of Eloise creator Kay Thompson, talks about the famous storybook character and the eccentric actress behind her.