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Nicholas Kristof On Finding Hope Through Journalism

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Nicholas Kristof's new memoir is called "Chasing Hope: A Reporter's Life." (Photos by David Hume Kennerly)

Longtime New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has reported from war zones and humanitarian crises and has examined our own nation’s struggles with poverty, addiction and homelessness. And yet, in his new memoir, “Chasing Hope,” Kristof calls himself an optimist. Journalism, he says, is an act of hope in itself. We talk to Kristof about what he’s learned about the power of storytelling to make people care about issues near and far.


Nicholas Kristof, columnist, New York Times; his new memoir is "Chasing Hope: A Reporter's Life"


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