Randy Fertel | Clinton School Presents

Randy Fertel

Interview with Randy Fertel for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Randy Fertel, author of “The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak, A New Orleans Family Memoir.” A family memoir with stories of his iconic New Orleanian parents, one famous– Ruth, founder of Ruth’s Chris Steak House – and one infamous – Rodney, known as”The Gorilla Man” for his 1969 run for mayor and promise to get a gorilla for the zoo.