[private Thoughts Made Public]Audiobook CD - 2000
The remarkable events of 1999 -- the Lewinsky affair, JFK Jr.'s death, the thuggery Milosevic and the Kosovo, Michael Jordan's Farewell -- trigger Kippel's recollections and commentary. He share his thoughts on his German Jewish parents, forced to flee their native land; his childhood in England; his deep attachment to family and friends; the misery he observed in Vietnam and Bosnia; the conundrum of race in America.
Here are his observations on the power of the media (including ABC's failures and his own); on the transformation of the American presidency; on Americans' ignorance of the rest of the world; on the frightening violation of privacy in the Internet age; on violence; on celebrity -- and on those damn misleading ads in the Sunday papers.
Candid and thought-provoking, opinionated and witty, touching and angry, an