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Mo Rocca



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Mo Rocca is a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, host of The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, and host and creator of the Cooking Channel’s My Grandmother’s Ravioli, in which he learned to cook from grandmothers and grandfathers across the country. He’s also a frequent panelist on NPR’s hit weekly quiz show Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me! Rocca spent four seasons as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

He began his career in TV as a writer and producer for the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning PBS children’s series Wishbone. As an actor, Rocca starred on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Rocca is the author of "All the Presidents’ Pets," a historical novel about White House pets and their role in presidential decision-making. His latest work is "Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving."

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Book:
Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving
History / Biography
Simon & Schuster
November 2019
ISBN 9781501197628
352 pages
$29.99, INSTOCK
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From popular TV correspondent and writer Mo Rocca, a charmingly irreverent and rigorously researched book that celebrates the dead people who made life worth living. More/less

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