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Kitty Kelley

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Kitty Kelley: "Oprah: A Biography"

Book Club with Michael Smerconish

Michael speaks with Kitty Kelley, on her book "Oprah: A Biography. Original air date 15 April 2010, the book was published on 13 April 2010.

13mins

16 Jul 2021

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Deep Dish Pizza, and Kitty Kelley Dishing on Celebs

This is Today

"This is Today" features the stories that make this day unique.  It’s Monday, April 5, 2021, and here is what we talk about today: National Deep Dish Pizza Day Mount Vesuvius Married With Children Tracey Ullman Kitty Kelly MLB expanded Guests: Bobby & Sarah from BS with Bobby & SarahHelp to support this podcast:Become a Patron!This post was proofread by Grammarly.Subscribe to Learning More Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

10mins

5 Apr 2021

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Kitty Kelley

Now I've Heard Everything

Journalist and celebrity biographer Kitty Kelley first rose to prominence in 1978, with her biography of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a book called Jackie Oh! But it was her 1986 biography of the legendary Frank Sinatra that make kitty Kelley a household name. Kelley is a meticulous and very thorough biographer, and in researching Sinatra's life, she uncovered a lot of things he didn't want uncovered.

16mins

21 Sep 2020

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Podcast Episode #46 – Kitty Kelley, Part II

Biographers International Organization

In this week’s episode, listen to the second part of our interview with veteran biographer Kitty Kelley. She has written biographies of Oprah Winfrey, the British Royal Family, and Nancy Reagan—just to name a few. Kelley spoke with BIO member John A. Farrell in February 2020 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Philip Bermingham

26mins

31 Jul 2020

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Kitty Kelley, Talks Her New Book Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images Of The Kennedys

CONVERSATIONS With Kim Carson

What a fun interview this was! What is it about the Kennedy's that still intrigues the world? Was it their presidency, their, lineage, the drama, the 1960's, the world at the time? What was it? What is it? Kitty Kelley's good friend and photographer Stanley Tretick captured it all. He shot many of the most memorable private photos of the Kennedy's and their children. Such as the one of little John John peering out from beneath his father's desk. Or the one of Caroline wearing sunglasses and holding up a photo of her daddy. Kitty shares all the behind the scenes stories of the classic photos contained in this book, 200 in total. Purchase "Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images Of The Kennedy's" on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Capturing-Camelot-Stanley-Treticks-Kennedys/dp/031264342XCatch up with Kitty at www.KittyKelleyWriter.comOn Facebook at : www.facebook.com/KittyKelleyWriterOn Twitter: www.twitter.com/KittyKelley

12mins

27 Nov 2012

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Kitty Kelley, “Oprah: A Biography” (Three Rivers Press, 2011)

New Books in Biography

When she emerged triumphant in a legal battle with the Texas beef industry, Oprah Winfrey took to the steps of the Amarillo court house and declared: “Free speech rocks!” She was likely a little less enthusiastic about the First Amendment following the publication of Kitty Kelley‘s unauthorized book Oprah: A Biography, which is now out in paperback.The match-up of the daytime television queen and the unauthorized biographer, Kitty Kelley, is one for the ages. The author of eight books– five of them New York Times number one bestsellers, all of them about living people and none of them authorized– Kelley has spent thirty years writing unflinchingly candid accounts of the most influential celebrities of our age. Even the New Yorker allowed that “A Kitty Kelley biography of Oprah Winfrey is one of those King Kong vs. Godzilla events in celebrity culture.”With the help of over 800 interviews and four years of research, she provides an insightful analysis of Winfrey’s cultural significance, as an African-American woman and a survivor of sexual abuse. But, perhaps the biggest contribution of Oprah: A Biography is that it picks away at the seemingly impenetrable persona Winfrey has presented and paints a nuanced portrait of a woman far more complicated, ambitious and interesting than the one seen on TV. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/biography

54mins

15 Nov 2011

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Kitty Kelley, “Oprah: A Biography” (Three Rivers Press, 2011)

New Books in American Studies

When she emerged triumphant in a legal battle with the Texas beef industry, Oprah Winfrey took to the steps of the Amarillo court house and declared: “Free speech rocks!” She was likely a little less enthusiastic about the First Amendment following the publication of Kitty Kelley‘s unauthorized book Oprah: A Biography, which is now out in paperback.The match-up of the daytime television queen and the unauthorized biographer, Kitty Kelley, is one for the ages. The author of eight books– five of them New York Times number one bestsellers, all of them about living people and none of them authorized– Kelley has spent thirty years writing unflinchingly candid accounts of the most influential celebrities of our age. Even the New Yorker allowed that “A Kitty Kelley biography of Oprah Winfrey is one of those King Kong vs. Godzilla events in celebrity culture.”With the help of over 800 interviews and four years of research, she provides an insightful analysis of Winfrey’s cultural significance, as an African-American woman and a survivor of sexual abuse. But, perhaps the biggest contribution of Oprah: A Biography is that it picks away at the seemingly impenetrable persona Winfrey has presented and paints a nuanced portrait of a woman far more complicated, ambitious and interesting than the one seen on TV. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/american-studies

54mins

15 Nov 2011

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Kitty Kelley, “Oprah: A Biography” (Three Rivers Press, 2011)

New Books in History

When she emerged triumphant in a legal battle with the Texas beef industry, Oprah Winfrey took to the steps of the Amarillo court house and declared: “Free speech rocks!” She was likely a little less enthusiastic about the First Amendment following the publication of Kitty Kelley‘s unauthorized book Oprah: A Biography, which is now out in paperback.The match-up of the daytime television queen and the unauthorized biographer, Kitty Kelley, is one for the ages. The author of eight books– five of them New York Times number one bestsellers, all of them about living people and none of them authorized– Kelley has spent thirty years writing unflinchingly candid accounts of the most influential celebrities of our age. Even the New Yorker allowed that “A Kitty Kelley biography of Oprah Winfrey is one of those King Kong vs. Godzilla events in celebrity culture.”With the help of over 800 interviews and four years of research, she provides an insightful analysis of Winfrey’s cultural significance, as an African-American woman and a survivor of sexual abuse. But, perhaps the biggest contribution of Oprah: A Biography is that it picks away at the seemingly impenetrable persona Winfrey has presented and paints a nuanced portrait of a woman far more complicated, ambitious and interesting than the one seen on TV. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/history

54mins

15 Nov 2011

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Kitty Kelley, “Oprah: A Biography” (Three Rivers Press, 2011)

New Books in African American Studies

When she emerged triumphant in a legal battle with the Texas beef industry, Oprah Winfrey took to the steps of the Amarillo court house and declared: “Free speech rocks!” She was likely a little less enthusiastic about the First Amendment following the publication of Kitty Kelley‘s unauthorized book Oprah: A Biography, which is now out in paperback.The match-up of the daytime television queen and the unauthorized biographer, Kitty Kelley, is one for the ages. The author of eight books– five of them New York Times number one bestsellers, all of them about living people and none of them authorized– Kelley has spent thirty years writing unflinchingly candid accounts of the most influential celebrities of our age. Even the New Yorker allowed that “A Kitty Kelley biography of Oprah Winfrey is one of those King Kong vs. Godzilla events in celebrity culture.”With the help of over 800 interviews and four years of research, she provides an insightful analysis of Winfrey’s cultural significance, as an African-American woman and a survivor of sexual abuse. But, perhaps the biggest contribution of Oprah: A Biography is that it picks away at the seemingly impenetrable persona Winfrey has presented and paints a nuanced portrait of a woman far more complicated, ambitious and interesting than the one seen on TV. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/african-american-studies

54mins

15 Nov 2011