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Ken Emerson

Ken Emerson, the author of Doo-Dah!: Stephen Foster and the Rise of American Popular Culture and coauthor of Stephen Foster , a documentary film for the PBS series The American Experience , has written widely about popular music and culture since the 1960s. His articles and reviews have appeared in publications ranging from Rolling Stone to The Wall Street Journal . He is the former articles editor of The New York Times Magazine and op-ed editor of New York Newsday .