WERU Special 7/30/19: Martha White on “On Democracy”, a New E.B. White Collection

Producer/Host: Matt Murphy
Production Assistance: Amy Browne

Today’s special features Martha White speaking about a new collection of her grandfather, E.B. White’s writings. “On Democracy” is a collection of essays, letters and poems intended to “shed historical context on the state of the nation and offer of hope for the future of our society”.

Martha White lives on the coast of Maine. A longtime contributing editor to Yankee Publishing and The Old Farmer’s Almanac, she also compiled two weekly columns for United Feature Syndicate for many years. Her articles, book reviews, short stories, and essays have been published in The New York Times; The Boston Globe; Christian Science Monitor, etc., and numerous other national magazines and small presses. She edited this collection of her grandfather’s work.

We start with a talk by Martha White, recorded at the Blue Hill Library on July 17th, followed by a chat with her, recorded a few days later