Teaching Secrets — The Story from American Public Media

Teaching Secrets — The Story from American Public Media.

Before Frank McCourt became famous as the author of “Angela’s Ashes” and “‘Tis,” he was for 30 years a high school English teacher in New York.  His book about that experience is “Teacher Man.”

When McCourt’s book tour took him to North Carolina, Dick was there to meet him at a stomping ground familiar to McCourt: a Catholic high school.  Dick watched as Frank enthralled the kids, provoked nervous laughter from the teachers, and showed everyone how to take command of a classroom.

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