Book Discussion on Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life

Queen Noor discussing her book Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life, published by Miramax Books. She’ll take questions… read more

Queen Noor discussing her book Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life, published by Miramax Books. She’ll take questions from Jeff Greenfield, senior analyst at CNN.

Queen Noor was born Lisa Halaby in 1951 and grew up in an Arab-American family. After graduating from Princeton’s first co-ed class, she met King Hussein of Jordan in his country while visiting her father. They married in June 1978. She was renamed Queen Noor Hussein. During her reign she worked for human rights, conservation, education, and served as a spokesperson for Jordan’s position to the American press during the first Gulf War. close

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Book Discussion on Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life

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Program ID:
175839-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 30, 2003
Last Aired:
Apr 6, 2003

Airing Details

  • Mar 30, 2003 | 7:38pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 2003 | 10:13pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 31, 2003 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 2003 | 8:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2