• The Bob Edwards Show, Philomena Lee and Doyle McManus, February 14, 2014

  • By: Bob Edwards
  • Narrated by: Bob Edwards
  • Length: 57 mins
  • Radio/TV Program
  • Release date: 02-14-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: XM Satellite Radio
  • 5 out of 5 stars 5.0 (1 rating)

Regular price: $2.95

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $2.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Add to Library for $0.00

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Doyle McManus, Washington columnist for the Los Angeles Times, joins Bob to discuss the latest political news.
Then, Philomena Lee, whose story inspired the Oscar nominated movie Philomena starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan. Philomena Lee is an 80-year-old Irish woman who spent decades searching for a son she had to give up when he was just a toddler, and she an unwed teenager. Catholic nuns took the boy and had him adopted to a couple living in the United States – a common practice in Ireland at the time – and then refused to help Philomena re-connect with her son. She then met a BBC journalist who helped her learn about her son’s life. [Broadcast Date: February 14, 2014]
Want more of The Bob Edwards Show?
  • Subscribe for one month or 12 months.
  • Get the latest issue.
  • Check out the complete archive.
  • (P) and ©2014 XM Satellite Radio
    Show More Show Less

    No Reviews are Available