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Donna Brazile, political strategist (#402)

Donna Brazile became become the first African American to lead a major presidential campaign when she managed Al Gore’s race in 2000. Gore’s was her seventh presidential campaign, and she has also worked on more than 50 congressional campaigns and 19 state and local campaigns.

The political pundit shares her thoughts on her career, the new generation of black political leaders, and the current presidential race. She also discusses her 2004 book, Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in America.

The Louisiana native also talks about her life at home, including her love of cooking; the influence of her parents, grandparents, and the Catholic Church; and how her family was disrupted by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Air Dates

Friday, September 12, 2008 at 4:00/3:00 pm CT on KET2

Sunday, September 14, 2008 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET