Feminist film critic Molly Haskell wrote a memoir about her sixty year old brother, Chevey Haskell, who came out as transgendered and now lives as Ellen Hampton. Bob talks to Haskell about her brother and her book My Brother My Sister: Story of a Transformation.
Then, while initially reluctant to take the spotlight, British singer Laura Mvula is currently touring the United States and winning fans with aplomb. Rolling Stone described her album “Sing to the Moon” as combining “jazzy melodics, pop balladry, orchestral flourishes and pleading gospel to astonishing effect.” Bob speaks with Mvula about her musical family, overcoming stage fright and sharing her music with a growing global audience. [Broadcast Date: October 24, 2013]