(first airdate: March 16, 2016) Host Cris Wilson talks with Dr. Charles R. Johnson, author of the widely read and respected Middle Passage (25th anniversary edition), Soulcatcher (short stories), his series for young people, and his writing on Buddhism. He is a longtime faculty member at UW, and a MacArthur Fellow.
Cris Wilson interviews Marianne Leone Cooper, author of Jesse: A Mothers’ Story. Cooper’s son Jesse was born with Cerebral Palsy. The book follows his life, the family’s life striving to get the services and respect he deserved, and the overall condition of special-needs people in our society. Marianne Leone Cooper will be at the PT Film Festival, Sept 25-27, and will present the film “My Left Foot.”
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