Charles shares actor David Pevsner's remembrance of Broadway musical director Jack F. Lee, which then inspires thoughts about the creative process.
Charles lends his voice to condemning Donald Trump while at the same time, attempts to understand the forces that have drawn people to his candidacy.
Charles invites his listeners to reconsider what they think of politics and politicians and recalls some of his earliest memories of politics and the assassination of JFK.
Charles recalls his very earliest Oscar memories and special moviegoing experiences.
Charles remembers a special mentor from his childhood and shares nine year old Emily Millegan's story, "Crystal Stein."
Charles muses on bad renditions of the national anthem and reminisces about jazz musicians Benny Powell. Frank Wess, song stylist and lounge singer Del Rae.
Charles recalls working with Bob Cummings, Jo Anne Worley, Ann B Davis, and Judy Carne.
Charles talks about his affection jokes, his lack of affection for L.A.,and about attending a great party at Stephen Fry's home in the Hollywood Hills with Gore Vidal and actress/singer Ellen Greene.
Charles remembers the first time he saw "To Kill A Mockingbird" with his mother and compares Scout's relationship with Atticus to that with his own mother.
Memories of childhood and a dear friend.