All this week on Now I’ve Heard Everything, as we look ahead to Morthers Day next Sunday, we\re featuring interviews with or about mothers.
Today my 1988 interview with a wopman whose book about her adoptive mother became a cultural nilepost.
Christina Crawford;s mother was Hollywood legend Joan Crawford. But as she revealed in her 1978 bestseller, life with the fanous actress was not a fairy tale existence.
I first met Chrsitina Crawford ten years after “Mommie Dearest,” when she came out with a book called “Survivor.”
So here now, from 1988, Christina Crawford:\
Christina Crawford is now 80 years old. She is still primarily known for “Mommie Deares.”