41 minutes | Feb 2nd 2021

Episode 265: Larry King

In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss the life and legacy of television and radio legend, Larry King. Support Past Present on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pastpresentpodcast Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:  TV and radio legend, Larry King, died last week at the age of 87. We discussed some of the retrospective pieces King’s sixty-year career produced, like this 2010 feature in the New York Times, and this 1988 article in the Los Angeles Times. Neil commented on a favorite Larry King interview of the country music star, K.T. Oslin, from 1996. Natalia mentioned a ProPublica piece on how King became unwittingly used in a Chinese disinformation campaign.   In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History: Natalia commented on Brendan Dunne’s Complex article, “Nikolas Ajagu, the Here Who Wore Dior Jordan 1s to the Inauguration, Speaks.” Neil discussed Luke Mogelson’s long-form New Yorker piece, “Among the Insurrectionists.” Niki talked about Alex Kirshner’s Slate article, “What the Hell Is Going On With GameStop’s Stock?”    
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