In this extremely candid and honest account, Helen Hayes, acclaimed First Lady of the American Theater, looks back on her life and career, and you are invited to a private listening session. So sit back, relax, and listen to behind-the-scenes portraits and anecdotes of personalities such as Charlie Chaplin, Gloria Swanson, John F. Kennedy, Al Capone, and more. She also tells about the pleasures and difficulties that go with being a celebrity, and expresses her strong views on what is wrong with American theater today and what has always been wrong with Hollywood. And, she reflects on painful memories of her past personal life, including her guilt for leaving her young children, and losing her daughter, Mary, and her husband, playwright and screenwriter Charles MacArthur.
At 90, Helen Hayes had moved among the world's most famous and talented people. This is an engrossing account of a uniquely rich and productive life. Download and start listening now!