The New York Times called Peter Boyle “one of the most successful character actors of his time.” He died Tuesday at the age of 71. Boyle had roles in many films, including Young Frankenstein and Monster’s Ball, and played the father on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. His breakthrough role was the 1970 film Joe, in which he plays a factory worker on a rampage against hippies and the counterculture. This interview originally aired on May 25, 1995.
RADIO TIMES WITH MARTY MOSS-COANE
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Do law enforcement officials have the right to stop and frisk someone based solely on the suspicion that they are carrying a gun? Is ?stop-and-search? effective in getting illegal guns off the street? We discuss the pros and cons with David Rudovsky, a civil rights attorney and senior Fellow at University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Lawrence Sherman, Director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Jerry Lee Center of Criminology. Listen to this show via Real Audio | mp3
Walt Disney ? his life, his career and his influence on popular American culture. Neil Gabler‘s new book is ?Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination.? He is the first writer who had total access to the Disney archives. Gabler is an author, television commentator and senior fellow at the Norman Lear Center for the Study of Entertainment and Society at the University of Southern California. Listen to this show via Real Audio | mp3
BONUS: All Things Considered, December 13, 2006 ? One of the most consistently popular bands in Nashville does not play country music, has no lead singer and doesn’t plan to release an album. Instead, the Long Players perform classic albums, from beginning to end, before a live audience with all-star guest vocalists. Their shows have become a sensation in Music City.