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Todd Stanley Purdum

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Todd Stanley Purdum is a national editor and political correspondent for Vanity Fair. Until late 2005, Purdum was a reporter and the Los Angeles bureau chief for The New York Times, then was a White House correspondent for the Times. Now, he is the national editor for Vanity Fair magazine.

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Best Of 2018: How Rodgers &  Hammerstein Revolutionized Broadway
Fresh Air
Todd Purdum's book, 'Something Wonderful,' is about the creative partnership and strained personal relationship behind such hit shows as 'Oklahoma!,' 'Carousel,' 'South Pacific' and 'The Sound of Music.'
How Rodgers & Hammerstein Revolutionized Broadway
Fresh Air
Todd Purdum's new book, 'Something Wonderful,' is about the creative partnership and strained personal relationship behind such hit shows as 'Oklahoma!,' 'Carousel,' 'South Pacific' and 'The Sound of Music.' (Rebroadcast from April, 2018)
Best Of: 'The Rider' / How Rodgers & Hammerstein Revolutionized Broadway
Fresh Air
Following a rodeo accident, Brady Jandreau refused to quit riding and training wild horses — even it if meant risking his life. He plays a version of himself in director Chloe Zhao's slightly fictionalized retelling of his story. The director and star talk about the accident, recovery and making of 'The Rider.' Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'The Female Persuasion' by Meg Wolitzer. Todd Purdum's new book, 'Something Wonderful,' is about the creative partnership and strained personal relationship of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Together they created such hit shows as 'Oklahoma!,' 'Carousel,' 'South Pacific' and 'The Sound of Music.'
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Birthdate
Dec 13th, 1959
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
2 hours, 26 minutes