LONGTIME LA TIMES SPORTS TV RADIO COLUMNIST LARRY STEWART TALKS ABOUT HIS NEW BOOK

Longtime LA Times Sports TV-Radio columnist Larry Stewart talks about his new book "My Up-Close View," which is a memoir that provides a fascinating look inside the worlds of sports writing, sports broadcasting and sports in general and includes an array of never-before-told stories and anecdotes involving many legendary figures.

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Larry Stewart details some of the stories in his book as we go behind the scenes to hear about national and local sportscasters. We discuss the challenges of writing a column about big-time announcers who can sometimes be sensitive to criticism. Larry tells us about his dealings with many high-profile figures like Vin Scully, Bob Costas, Keith Jackson and OJ Simpson.