Award winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez interview Eduardo Galeano, one of Latin America’s most acclaimed writers. The Uruguayan novelist and journalist recently made headlines around the world when Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gave President Obama a copy of Galeano’s classic work, The Open Veins of Latin America
. Eduardo Galeano’s latest book is Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone
. Galeano discusses his reaction to the Chavez-Obama book exchange, media and politics in Latin America, his assessment of Obama, and more.
Original air date: 28 May 2009