Garrison Keillor: the downfall of a beloved figure accused of misconduct

Garrison Keillor: the downfall of a beloved figure accused of misconduct

The host of A Prairie Home Companion has been fired after accusations of sexual impropriety, tarnishing a legacy that stretches back to the 70s

The mellifluous baritone was compared to a down comforter, or a slow drip of midwestern molasses or your grandfather telling a bedtime story, a voice millions of Americans grew up with.

Garrison Keillor told strange, funny, idiosyncratic tales of small town America in A Prairie Home Companion, a homespun variety show which over four decades reshaped public radio and made its host a household name.

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