This American Life

Alice Walker

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Writer Alice Walker joins Michael Krasny in the studio to discuss her new book, "Overcoming Speechlessness: A Poet Encounters the Horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel." Walker's most famous novel, "The Color Purple," was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1983.


Alice Walker, novelist, short-story writer, poet, essayist and activist