Thornton Wilder's most famous work "Our Town" has now been made into the opera "Our Town: A New American Opera". Dick Gordon speaks with the executor of Wilder's literary estate, nephew Tappan Wilder. And librettist JD 'Sandy' McClatchy -- a poet and Thornton Wilder scholar and fan.Also in this episode: one of our listener's stories.
Kathy Hopwood holds dear her memories of hanging out in Washington, D.C. one day with the Wicked Witch of the West, actress Margaret Hamilton. Kathy met the famous thespian unexpectedly and spent close to 24 hours with her.