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Ira WoodIra Wood is the producer/host of The Lowdown, a talk show on Pacifica Radio Network affiliate WOMR-FM, Provincetown, focusing on books, politics, and social trends. From nationally known authors, politicians, and entertainers to local activists, artists, and eccentrics, The Lowdown reaches listeners throughout Cape Cod and the Boston suburbs with informed and lively conversation.

The Lowdown

Intelligent conversation, one interview at a time.

 

“Wood is an exceptional conversationalist and writer. Relaxed, upbeat, and totally unflappable, he creates such an invigorating atmosphere that his guests don’t want to leave when their time is up.”
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He was the runt of the Kennedy litter. He loved Joe McCarthy but hated LBJ, Jimmy Hoffa, Roy Cohn, and J. Edgar Hoover. He went along with the Warren Commission but knew it was a whitewash. Loyal to an older brother who began the buildup in Vietnam, he was determined to end it. Love him or hate him, we know very little about him.

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Matters of Opinion

5-minute radio essays with a touch of chutzpah and cheek.

 

“Fearless, gregarious, frequently humble and hysterical…Ira Wood is on the same pedestal we’ve placed Dave Barry and David Sedaris. Yes, he’s that good.”
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A listener called me on some sh*t I said...and the listener was right.

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