One mom at a time

May 09, 2018

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Justina Machado, Isabella Gomez, Rita Moreno and Marcel Ruiz from “One Day At A Time.”

Justina Machado, Isabella Gomez, Rita Moreno and Marcel Ruiz from “One Day At A Time.”

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Adam Rose/Netflix

The art of motherhood. Gloria Calderón Kellett talks about making “One Day at a Time” and the classic TV moms who influenced how she writes about motherhood. Novelists Louise Erdrich and Megan Hunter, along with Parley Ann Boswell, talk about the artistic choice of featuring pregnant women in dystopian fiction. Isabella Rossellini talks to Kurt Andersen about her short film series, “Mammas,” that looks at different animals’ approaches to motherhood. And listener Beth Greenspan finds inspiration in a poem by Mary Karr about when sons go from being boys to men.

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