Michele Norris

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Michele Norris talks about her career and her new memoir.

About the Episode

In 2010, NPR host Michele Norris reported on race relations in the United States, leading her to write a book about America's "hidden conversations." But along the way, she realized there was another hidden story - about her own life and family. In this episodes of "Conversations," Enrique Cerna talks with Norris about her career as a journalist, and her new memoir, "The Grace of Silence."

Chapter 1: Hidden Conversations on Race

Chapter 2: Belvin Norris

Chapter 3: Betty Norris' Secret

Chapter 4: The Silent Storm at Home

Chapter 5: The Courage To Listen

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About Michele Norris

Michele Norris is a radio journalist and current host of the National Public Radio (NPR) program "All Things Considered." Norris studied electric engineering at the University of Wisconsin before transferring to the University of Minnesota where she majored in journalism and mass communications. She has served as a correspondent for the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the L.A. Times, and ABC News.

About Conversations at KCTS 9

Insightful interviews with the most interesting local and national personalities. Join KCTS 9's Enrique Cerna for in-depth, candid conversations with noted journalists, authors, filmmakers, politicians, and athletes.

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