Guests include Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley, Cal.; Ruth Reichl, restaurant critic for The New York Times; and Marion Cunningham, author of “Cooking for Children: 15 Lessons for Children Age 7 and Up.”
Charlene Barshefsky, former U.S. Trade Representative under President Clinton, discusses raising two teenage daughters while negotiating trade deals across the globe. Included: 1999s demonstrations against the World Trade Organization in Seattle.
Jane Kaczmarek (“Malcolm in the Middle”) talks about playing mom both on TV and in real life; and about her marriage to Bradley Whitford (“West Wing”). Also: Ellen Burstyn reflects on her career-defining roles in “The Exorcist” (1973); “Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore” (1974); and “Requiem for a Dream” (2000).
Three of Robert Kennedy's daughters talk about their father's legacy and their own personal accomplishments. Included: Lt. Governor of Maryland Kathleen Kennedy Townsend; human rights activist Kerry Kennedy Cuomo; and documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy.
Carrie Fisher discusses her accomplishments as an actress; her battle with manic depression; and what inspired her to write the made-for-TV movie “These Old Broads,” which stars her mother, Debbie Reynolds.
Actress Patricia Heaton talks about working on the series “Everybody Loves Raymond”; forming her own production company with her husband, David Hunt; and serving as the honorary chair of Feminists for Life. Also: Julia Sweeney.