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Author Susan Shumsky Discusses How Maharishi Influenced the Beatles

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Susan Shumsky

UNDATED - Susan Shumsky, Author of Maharishi & Me: Seeking Enlightenment with the Beatles Guru," spent has 22 years in the ashrams of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.  She has written 17 books and has spent more than 50 years teaching thousands of people meditation, prayer, affirmation and intuition.  In this interview, Shumsky discusses how Maharishi influenced the music of the Beatles with Lakeshore Public Radio Reporter/Show Host Sharon Jackson. 

Sharon Jackson is the local host of "All Things Considered" and a reporter for Lakeshore Public Radio. She has been with 89.1 FM since its launch in 2009. Sharon is also a radio DJ in Chicago, and has been since 2004. In her previous job at Metro Networks/Westwood One, she was heard on am 890 WLS, WGN radio 720 am and am 560 WIND. She has also delivered news and traffic reports on radio stations all over Chicago and the suburbs including 95.9 The River, 98.3 WCCQ and Star 96.7.