Author of "MAFIA SPIES" - New Spy Thriller about How the CIA Recruited Two Gangsters to Kill Castro During the Kennedy Era. Also author of "WHEN LIONS ROAR: The Kennedys and Churchills" and author/producer of "MASTERS OF SEX", the book which is the basis for the Showtime series. I can be reached at:
The real Masters and Johnson are coming to Life. On July 9, Life.com plans to run a photo essay featuring the magazine's original 1960s pictures of the real-life researchers, William Masters and Virginia Johnson -- including several previously-unpublished candid photos of the two never seen before. These Life photos were taken for a 1966 feature published just as Masters and Johnson became famous. I'm writing an original 1,200-word essay to go with these photos. It talks about Masters and Johnson as portrayed in my book and, of course, our wonderful Showtime series created by Michelle Ashford.
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This time last year, when Virginia Johnson passed away at age 88, I spoke with CBS News about her legacy. It would be only a few weeks before the Showtimes series debuted. Here's the segment introduced by Charlie Rose.