Pubcaster’s memoir details creative early years at WQED
When Norbert Nathanson, one of the first employees of WQED in Pittsburgh, sat down to write 15 years ago, he didn’t intend to author a memoir.
"I just wanted to tell the story of my life for my own children,” Nathanson said. But once friends read his recollections, “they just kept telling me, ‘You really should publish it.’"
A Secretly Handicapped Man, out in October (North Wind Publishing), is not only the story of Nathanson’s place in the history of public broadcasting, but also the tale of his struggle with his own body and society’s attitude toward him… More