Ivan Carter talks with John Feinstein about his new book-12/6
Mon, 6 Dec 2010|
Dot com. For the global force the school because not only because you know. He wrote a book about it this is what you referred for young readers write in this one called the Robert mystery of the army navy game pretty coarse gold through here. May I don't wanna see my name was just miss adjustments just missed that it was either you. Or have Tony Kornheiser. Being embarrassed again -- I'd put him in this the fifth kids' book he's appeared in all five in this wind he's at a party and Phil Mickelson says to him. He's he's criticizing the post for being too critical of Dan Snyder and Phil Mickelson who's at the party says well from what I hear you're the only guy and -- like -- -- -- which maybe -- that I don't like that loved it -- as much as he loved the other results doesn't recommend that for young readers is good stuff that is good because as a good way. There was the -- -- -- details about a great robbery a lot of in that you gotta take behind the scenes right was some reason people even when Ricky dobbs millions on the. I put real people in throughout the book President Obama is involved in the plot because he's coming to the game as presidents and overall and do. I know because he's not president thank god. But what I try to do in this book you know I wrote a book and nonfiction book on army navy back in 1996 a civil war. Which is what led me doing the navy games on the radio and in that morning research that book had total access. And army navy not only did the football teams but at the school I went to classes I was in the barracks they did everything but to push ups. And in this book what I'm trying to do was get the young readers through the two characters Stevie and Susan Carroll. To go all those places at army navy and at the army navy game I am by the way I believe the only non president. There was ever had access to both the army navy locker rooms during an army navy game pretty cool skeptical -- so. I tried to take to the kids there and then -- the mystery around it involving the president and what happens on the data came so slots a fun. At the Robert mr. army navy game elements what this week. Army navy and army competitiveness to their bowl eligible but can can think finally -- can break the streak. Well I still think navy's got a better team than army that -- certainly had a better season they're eight and three they crushed Notre Dame Notre Dame crushed army ID compare scores don't mean that much army. It is improved their running the option now that navy's been running since Paul Johnson took over back in 2002 and -- pass it up to canning him Ottawa. I don't think there there -- maybe yet but in a rivalry game like this especially because obviously the army seniors. Are part of that another group that have never beaten navy. That's bigger things in -- do more than anything in their lives you're absolutely right. So I expected to be competitive game we have not had a competitive army navy game since 2000 and -- in 2001. Army killed navy the last eight years -- still -- First time the ball more ovals 96 -- did again Saturday in Philly. -- series here. You wanna sensible -- and -- -- -- -- we lost a great you know to me Don Meredith was obviously an outstanding quarterback for the Cowboys first player ever signed by the Cowboys but. What he and Howard Cosell did back in the in the in the early seventies -- Monday Night Football. Completely changed the NFL completely changed the way we watch TV it made Monday Night Football into an iconic. Part of Americana. The two of them getting together. Meredith was great with a sense of humor and it's very sad -- only 72. And very sad to lose to honor it was Tony Dorsett and I'd rather not and a -- That's right in the middle of the dome strategies to -- turn out the lights the party's over when he knew the game was everywhere I've mentioned in my last call of soldier as a as well along -- off of on the all time good guys lose some good ones may have. When did you check out season Washington dot com.