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Hello there a reader of show notes! Thank you so much for taking a few moments to read this. I know your time is important and I am grateful to have you spending some with me! A longtime listener named Ronnie Gonzales told me I needed more Latinos on the show so I immediately took his advice and reached out to one of the all-time great journalists of his generation Ray Suarez. We had a really great talk while he is teaching for NYU in China!
I also cover a few new stories at the top and have a little fun. OK on to the show !
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Ray Suarez was the host of Inside Story, Al Jazeera America's daily program. Suarez was with PBS’ NewsHour from 1999 to 2013, most recently as its chief national correspondent. He hosted National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation for six years before joining PBS. Suarez also spent seven years reporting for Chicago’s NBC-owned station WMAQ-TV. Suarez began his career as a Los Angeles correspondent for CNN, a producer for the ABC Radio Network in New York and a reporter for CBS Radio in Rome.In 2010 Suarez was inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Hall of Fame. He is a co-recipient of two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards for NPR’s on-site coverage of the first multi-racial elections in South Africa and of the first 100 days of the 104th Congress. Suarez is the author of the critically acclaimed “Latino Americans,” the companion book to the PBS documentary series of the same name that was published in 2013.Check out all things Jon CarrollPete on Twitter Pete On Instagram Pete Personal FB page Stand Up with Pete FB page