A Great Effort

6 segments

Wendy Kopp, the founder and President of Teach for America, talks about her organization’s efforts to end educational inequity. Then, eight-time Grammy nominee Joan Osborne performs live in our studios. Plus, Rana Dasgupta describes his novel, Solo, about a 100 year old blind Bulgarian man. Also, WNYC reporter Kathleen Horan fills us in on “Out from Behind the Apron,” her event in the Greene Space that allows waiters and bartenders to dish. And, Maxine Hong Kingston discusses her unusual memoir in verse about life and aging.