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Friday, November 17, 2006

  • Inner Light in a Time of Darkness: A Conversation with Author and Poet Alice Walker

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    A renowned author, poet and activist, Alice Walker is perhaps best known for her book "The Color Purple" for which she won the Pulitzer Prize in 1983. She was the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer for fiction. Alice Walker joins us in our firehouse studio to talk about her latest work, "We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For." [includes rush transcript]

  • Acclaimed Chilean Novelist Isabel Allende on Michele Bachelet, Immigration and Chile as a "Country of Poets"

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    Chilean novelist Isabel Allende is a prolific writer with 15 books in just over two decades. Her works have been translated to more than 27 languages and have hit best-seller lists around the world. She joins us to discuss her latest work, "Ines of My Soul," the centuries-long struggle of the indigenous people of Chile, the significance of Chilean president Michele Bachelet, immigration and much more. [includes rush transcript]

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