Harris Center Welcomes Susan Stamberg In CONSIDERING ALL THINGS

In the second event of the Folsom Lake College Speakers Series, the Harris Center welcomes Susan Stamberg to the podium. The nationally renowned broadcast journalist is a Special Correspondent for National Public Radio. She was the first woman to anchor a national nightly news program, she has won every major award in broadcasting, and she has been inducted into both the Broadcasting and Radio Hall(s) of Fame. Charismatic and insightful, Susan Stamberg is well-known for her conversational style, intelligence, and knack for finding the interesting story.

Susan Stamberg-Considering All Things will take place Tuesday April 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $28-$52; Premium $58 Students with ID $12. Tickets are available online at www.harriscenter.net or from Harris Center Ticket Office at 916-608-6888 from 12 noon to 6 pm, Monday through Saturday, and two hours before show time. Parking is included in the price of the ticket. Harris Center is located on the west side of Folsom Lake College campus in Folsom, CA, facing East Bidwell Street. The lecture is co-sponsored by Capital Public Radio.

Beginning in 1972, Stamberg spent 14 years as co-host of NPR's award-winning newsmagazine All Things Considered. Then, she hosted Weekend Edition/Sunday for three years. She now serves as guest host of NPR's All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition/Saturday, and reports on cultural issues for various NPR programs.

One of the most popular broadcasters in public radio, Stamberg's interviewing has been called "fresh," "friendly, down-to-earth," and (by novelist E.L. Doctorow) "the closest thing to an enlightened humanist on the radio." Her thousands of interviews include conversations with Laura Bush, Rosa Parks, Luciano Pavarotti, Stephen Sondheim, and Billy Joel.

Stamberg is the author of two books, TALK: NPR's Susan Stamberg Considers All Things and Every Night at Five.

In addition to her Hall of Fame inductions, other recognition includes the Armstrong and Dupont Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Award from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Distinguished Broadcaster Award from the American Women in Radio and Television.

Stamberg has earned numerous honorary degrees, including a Doctor of Humane Letters from Dartmouth College. A Fellow of Silliman College, Yale University, she has served on the boards of the PEN/Faulkner Fiction Award Foundation, Columbia University's National Arts Journalism Program, and was a Public Director on the Board of the American Institute of Architecture.

Stamberg has hosted several series on PBS, moderated three Fred Rogers TV specials for adults, been commentator, guest or co-host on various commercial TV programs, and appeared as a narrator in performance with the St. Louis and National Symphony Orchestras. Her voice appeared on Broadway in Wendy Wasserstein's play An American Daughter, and in the film The Siege.

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