In this episode, we visit with Dinky Romilly, a Philipstown resident who was active in the civil rights movement in the 1960s and also has a famous mother, the investigative journalist and writer Jessica Mitford, best known for her book The American Way of Death, and for her eccentric family of sisters, the Mitford sisters, who were Dinky’s aunts.

Behind The Story

Type: News

News: Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.

Peter Stevenson, a freelance journalist based in Garrison, is a former executive editor of The New York Observer who has also worked for Conde Nast Traveler, The New Republic and Men's Journal.