Mon, Dec 19, 2011 -- 9:30 AM

Warren Hellman's Legacy

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Businessman, philanthropist, banjo man Warren Hellman died this past weekend at the age of 77. We discuss Hellman's life and legacy, including his efforts to "save journalism" and his annual gift to San Francisco, the free Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival.

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Frances Dinkelspiel, author and freelance journalist. She is Warren Hellman's cousin.
  • Jane Ganahl, journalist for the Bay Citizen
  • Susan Hirsch, adviser to Warren Hellman on issues of philanthropy. A friend for 30 years.

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