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Booktalk: Helene Cooper and “Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf”

Posted: March 17, 2017 at 3:00 pm by , in Booktalk, Metro Arts

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Helene Cooper and “Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Helene describes the journey of Liberia’s Sirleaf, honors the amazingly resilient Liberian women who put her into office, and poignantly tells us of her own immigrant experience years ago after moving to the US from Liberia and how it still resonates today.

 

 

Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, has been in production for over 20 years.