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Narrative Journalism Part One36:17
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photoLife happens and humans make sories out of it. Stories to make sense of events and relationships. Stories to capture and preserve a moment. Stories to persuade. Stories to convey the news. Journalists take a special interest in stories, in narrative as a means of conveying what they've seen and experienced.

Guests:

Malcolm Gladwell, staff writer at the New Yorker and author of "The Tiipping Point;" Debra Dickerson, author and former national correspondent for Salon.com an senior editor at US News and World Report, reading from her memoir "An American Story;" Ted Connover, author of "Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing;" Mark Kramer, writer in residence at the Neiman Foundation at Harvard University and director of the Neiman Program on Narrative Journalism

Lisa Pollak, feature writer for the Baltimore Sun

Adrienne Nicole LeBlanc, author and former fiction editor of Seventeen magazine

This program aired on December 26, 2002.

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