Writers and Company | Jul 7, 2013 | 51:15

Feminist Gloria Steinem (2001 Interview)

During the summer the weekly bonus streaming audio will feature some of the best shows from our archives. This week Eleanor's 2001 conversation with feminist icon Gloria Steinem.

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Writers and Company - Julia Franck InterviewNov 9, 2014 | 58:17Writers and Company Julia Franck Interview Audio
Writers and Company Julia Franck Interview Nov 9, 2014 | 58:17Julia Franck was 18 when the Berlin Wall came down - 25 years ago - on November 9, 1989. Born in the East, and raised mostly in the West, her life and her writing embody the divide between the two cultures.
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