Friday, February 26, 2010

Rick Salutin' on Andy Barrie as the radio host retires

"Yesterday was Andy Barrie's (shown at right)last as host of CBC Radio's Toronto morning show. It's a shame. The shame isn't that he's going after 15 years. He has good reasons. It's that he wasn't there for 15 years before that. Andy is like the Platonic model of what Canadian public broadcasting should be. This is despite the fact that he grew up in the United States, came here as a deserter in the Vietnam years and spent most of his career in private radio. Or maybe it's because of those things. . . " Rick Salutin

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