Thursday: Former St. Louisan, best-selling author’s new book chronicles heyday of US auto industry | St. Louis Public Radio

Thursday: Former St. Louisan, best-selling author’s new book chronicles heyday of US auto industry

Oct 9, 2018

This interview will be on St. Louis on the Air during the noon hour Thursday. This story will be updated after the show. You can listen live.

On Thursday’s St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh will speak with St. Louis native and celebrated author William Knoedelseder.

Knoedelseder’s latest book, “Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit,” recounts the dawn of the American auto industry in 1920’s Detroit.

In addition to being a veteran entertainment journalist for the Los Angeles Times, the University of Missouri-St. Louis alumnus is responsible for the New York Times bestselling biography “Bitter Brews: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America’s Kings of Beer.”

Have a question for acclaimed writer William Knoedelseder? Tweet us (@STLonAir) or send an email to talk@stlpublicradio.org, and help inform our coverage.

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