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MTP 2: Discussing This Moment (of Pandemic and Protest) with John Miller

July 30, 2020 Julie Varner Walsh Episode 2
More Than Politics
MTP 2: Discussing This Moment (of Pandemic and Protest) with John Miller
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More Than Politics
MTP 2: Discussing This Moment (of Pandemic and Protest) with John Miller
Jul 30, 2020 Episode 2
Julie Varner Walsh

In this episode Julie Walsh talks with John Miller, an award-winning journalist and filmmaker who, as a staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal for 13 years, reported from over 40 countries. John, an American, grew up in Brussels. He now lives in Pittsburgh. 

Julie and John discuss the moment we find ourselves in, both here and abroad: the coronavirus pandemic, the economic uncertainty it has unleashed, and the movement against racial injustice that has followed the death of George Floyd.

 

You can learn more about John, and find links to his work, at www.johnwmiller.org. You can watch John’s first film, Moundsville, the biography of a classic American town, on your local PBS station or through www.moundsville.org.

In this episode John and Julie reference the following articles:

https://www.americamagazine.org/arts-culture/2018/11/28/my-ancestor-owned-41-slaves-what-do-i-owe-their-descendants

https://dailyyonder.com/in-historic-first-protests-spread-to-more-than-3000-towns/2020/06/10/

https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2020/04/03/road-trip-through-swing-states-coronavirus-hit

 

Visit www.thesewallsblog.com/morethanpolitics to learn more about this podcast.

Theme music is by purple-planet.com

Show Notes

In this episode Julie Walsh talks with John Miller, an award-winning journalist and filmmaker who, as a staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal for 13 years, reported from over 40 countries. John, an American, grew up in Brussels. He now lives in Pittsburgh. 

Julie and John discuss the moment we find ourselves in, both here and abroad: the coronavirus pandemic, the economic uncertainty it has unleashed, and the movement against racial injustice that has followed the death of George Floyd.

 

You can learn more about John, and find links to his work, at www.johnwmiller.org. You can watch John’s first film, Moundsville, the biography of a classic American town, on your local PBS station or through www.moundsville.org.

In this episode John and Julie reference the following articles:

https://www.americamagazine.org/arts-culture/2018/11/28/my-ancestor-owned-41-slaves-what-do-i-owe-their-descendants

https://dailyyonder.com/in-historic-first-protests-spread-to-more-than-3000-towns/2020/06/10/

https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2020/04/03/road-trip-through-swing-states-coronavirus-hit

 

Visit www.thesewallsblog.com/morethanpolitics to learn more about this podcast.

Theme music is by purple-planet.com