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Sarah Vowell

Sarah Jane Vowell is an American author, journalist, essayist, social commentator and actress. Often referred to as a "social observer," Vowell has written seven nonfiction books on American history and culture, most recently 'Lafayette in the Somewhat United States' which was published in 2015. She was a contributing editor for the radio program 'This American Life' on Public Radio International from 1996 to 2008, where she produced numerous commentaries and documentaries and toured the country in many of the program's live shows. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Sarah Vowell has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Speech as a Contributing Editor for the This American Life of the Public Radio International. The year with the most videos was 2011 with two videos. Most common tags: U.S. History, Hawaii, U.S. Revolutionary War.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 2

Previously

Contributing Editor, This American Life, Public Radio International c. January 1, 1996 - c. December 31, 2008 Videos: 5

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Lafayette in the Somewhat United States</em>

    Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

    Sarah Vowell talked about her book Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, in which she looks at the American Revolution…

  • <em>Lafayette in the Somewhat United States</em>

    Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

    Sarah Vowell talked about her book, Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, in which she looks at the American Revolution…

  • <em>Unfamiliar Fishes</em>

    Unfamiliar Fishes

    Sarah Vowell talked about her book, Unfamiliar Fishes. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications She…

  • <em>Unfamiliar Fishes</em>

    Unfamiliar Fishes

    Sarah Vowell examines the Americanization of Hawaii that began with the arrival of New England missionaries in 1820. The…

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