Guest Picks: Michelle Rhee

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Education advocate Michelle Rhee was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her experience as former chancellor of Washington, DC's public schools. She also told us what she's been reading and listening to these days!

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?

         Django Unchained. It wasn’t what I was expecting but enjoyed it…


What are you listening to right now?

         Adele “21”


What’s the last great book you read?

         “The Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh and “Push Has Come to Shove” by Steve Perry


What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

         The Food Network!


What’s your favorite comfort food?

         Matzo Ball Soup



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