Michele Norris, host of NPR's All Things Considered, set out to write a book about “the hidden conversation on race” that is going on in this country. But along the way, she unearthed painful family secrets. In what became an intensely personal and bracing journey, Norris traveled from her childhood home in Minneapolis to her ancestral roots in the Deep South to explore “things left unsaid” by her family when she was growing up.
Tonight on the program, a look into President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of Stephen Bannon as chief strategist. Charlie is joined by Ken Stern of Vanity Fair; Joshua Green of Bloomberg Businessweek; Philip Rucker of the Washington Post; and Michael Shear of the New York Times.
We conclude with an appreciation of Gwen Ifill with Michele Norris, Ifill’s close friend and colleague.