Garrison Keillor on #MeToo and returning to Lake Wobegon
Writer Garrison Keillor is perhaps best known as the force behind the wildly-popular radio program, "A Prairie Home Companion." But after retiring from the show, Keillor was accused of sexual misconduct, causing Minnesota Public Radio, the show's distributor, to sever ties. They have since settled the matter and signed a confidentiality agreement. But Keillor has never stopped writing, and is now back on the road entertaining his audience. Keillor talks with correspondent Anthony Mason about the allegations of inappropriate behavior, aging, and two new books: "Serenity at 70, Gaiety at 80," and his latest collection of tales from Lake Wobegon, "Boom Town."news.yahoo.com
2 Garrison Keillor books set for release this fall
FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Garrison Keillor poses for a photo in Minneapolis. Keillor has two books coming out this fall, his first releases since sexual harassment allegations were made against the author and humorist three years ago. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File)NEW YORK Garrison Keillor will have two books out this fall a novel and a memoir marking his first releases since sexual harassment allegations were made against the author and humorist three years ago. Arcade Publishing announced Thursday that Keillor's The Lake Wobegon Virus, which continues his popular Lake Wobegon series and ties it to the current pandemic, is coming Sept. 8. "The people of Lake Wobegon were waiting for the chance to go wild and so the book wrote itself.
The end of an era for "A Prairie Home Companion"
For fans of the radio program "A Prairie Home Companion," recent news about Garrison Keillor marks the end of an historic run. This coming Saturday's broadcast from the Hollywood Bowl will be his last. Why is he leaving the show that he made into an institution? He talked about that decision with Jane Pauley.cbsnews.com