Booktalk: Boy Soldier Ishmael Beah with “A Long Way Gone”

He used to be one of the many thousands of child soldiers, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s, in dozens of conflicts around the world. Ishmael is one of the first to tell his story in his own words. His newest book is “Radiance of Tomorrow.”



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, is in its 20th year of production.