TOLD BY HIS SEVEN WIVES
Recipient of the LLS 1999 Excellence in Teaching Award
DESCRIPTION: From his recognizable suspenders, to his identifiable voice, Larry King has become an American icon. Known as “Zeek the Greek” because he never stopped talking, Larry King took advantage of luck, contacts and talent to rise to the top as a talk-show host, conducting more than 40,000 interviews and marrying seven women because he wouldn’t sleep with them unless he married them. From an immigrant background that included being on home relief, to being a waiter at a restaurant in Miami, and, finally, to the star-studded offices of CNN, Larry has shaped broadcast history. His career has included interviewing every president and first lady since the Nixons, as well as such controversial figures as Monica Lewinsky and O. J. Simpson. In this self-written one-act play, Myrna Goldberger presents the story of Larry King, an individual who made it big and has given much back to the community.
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Myrna Goldberger has been an instructor for the Lifelong Learning Society (LLS) for 21-plus years. Educated at the University of Maryland, Loyola College and Johns Hopkins University, Myrna has had 50-plus years of experience in educational programming, including Elderhostel and scholar-in-residence weekends. She currently presents lectures to community and religious groups, as well as to special-interest groups in Florida and other states. Moreover, she performs in self-written one-act plays focusing on famous American women and men. Her students, who call themselves “Myrna’s Groupies,” describe her as “charismatic, knowledgeable and dynamic.” Myrna calls what she does “edutainment” and has been the recipient of LLS awards.
|1:30 PM – 3:15
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
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