Bill McKibben on “The Flag, The Cross and the Station Wagon”

News Director Shannon Young interviews  author, scholar and award-winner Bill McKibben about his latest book, The Flag, The Cross and the Station Wagon; A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What the Hell Happened.

McKibben is the founder of the environmental organization 350.org, author of multiple books – including American Earth, The Age of Missing Information and The End of Nature. He’s also the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, often called the alternative Noble Prize.

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This interview originally aired in excerpted form during KGNU’s Summer Fund Drive. Much appreciation to Bill McKibben’s publisher, Henry Holt, for making copies of The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon available as thank you gifts.