The Marc Steiner Show

July 7, 2009 – Hour 2

For our first hour, we discuss the history and legacy of I.F. Stone, one of the towering figures of US journalism in the twentieth century. Never shying away from voicing his opinion, or asking a difficult question, Izzy Stone remains a controversial figure to day. After working for a number of publications, and writing numerous books, Stone started his own newsletter, I.F. Stone’s Weekly. While it was in some ways a modest self-publication, it was full of the tireless efforts of Stone’s investigative journalism. It’s circulation reached 70,000, not bad for a one man operation.

D.D. Guttenplan is the author of a new biography on I.F. Stone, American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone. He joins us this hour.

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Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday thru Friday from 10AM to Noon on WEAA 88.9 FM. The show covers the topics that matter, engaging real voices, from Charm City to Cairo and beyond. Call us at 410.319.8888 or email us to participate live in the show, or share your comments on our site! Aren’t in Baltimore but want to listen? Stream the show live.


  1. Help! I want to download the show and put it on my iTunes so I can listen to it in the car. I can’t figure out how to do that.

  2. Hi Alice.. just click on the link above for the original show page.  Once there, right click on the podcast file name "steinershow_090610_2.MP3"

    Choose "save target as" from the menu that comes up.  Then just choose where to save it to on your computer.  Once it’s saved, drag it into itunes and you’re all set. 

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