MASH Star Loretta Swit (Hot Lips) reflects on her Career and her Efforts to Assist Animals in Need with her New Art book: Switheart


Loretta Swit (Hot Lips)

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In this week’s podcast, Paul goes behind the curtain for an extensive conversation with Actor Loretta Swit who played Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan on the classic TV series MASH. Swit reminisces about her years on the series (only she and Alan Alda were with the show from its inception to its final episode) and why and how the show was so successful during its 11 year run. Many memories  of MASH are shared during this conversation. Plus, Loretta’s memories of Chicago and the award she is most proud of in her life (hint: it was given for her theater work in Chicago), and a lengthy conversation about her efforts to assist animals in need including directing funds from her book “Switheart: The Watercolour Artistry & Animal Activism of Loretta Swit.’ Enjoy this look back at Loretta Swit’s remarkable career…and check out her work at

Paul Lisnek Behind the Curtain
Behind the Curtain

Paul Lisnek is the political analyst for WGN-TV and anchors “WGN-TV Political Report,” seen Sunday mornings at 9am and repeating at 1:30am. Paul also hosts “Broadway in Chicago Backstage” on the Comcast Network. Click for more.
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