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CBS News Correspondent Barry Petersen Shares ‘Jan’s Story’

bp.jpgToday’s guest on the Morning Media Menu was CBS News correspondent Barry Petersen, talking about his new memoir, “Jan’s Story: Love Lost to the Long Goodbye of Alzheimer’s.” He wrote the memoir to help guide other family members through the process of this painful illness. Petersen also spoke about the response he received from the TV news community, as well as CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric, who lost a loved one herself when her husband Jay died of colon cancer in 1998.

Press play below to listen. Follow this link to read an excerpt from the interview.

The show was hosted by GalleyCat editor Jason Boog and TVNewser co-editor Alex Weprin. You can listen to all the past podcasts archived at mediabistro.com or download episodes for free on iTunes.

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