Joshua Prager on the Life of “Jane Roe”
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode of Keen On, Andrew is joined by Joshua Prager, the author of The Family Roe: An American Story, to discuss the life of Norma McCorvey whose unwanted pregnancy in 1969 opened a great fracture in American life.
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Joshua Prager, a former senior writer for The Wall Street Journal, has written about historical secrets—revealing all from the hidden scheme that led to baseball’s most famous moment (Bobby Thomson’s “Shot Heard Round the World”) to the only-ever anonymous recipient of a Pulitzer Prize (a photographer he tracked down in Iran). His work has shed new light on our cultural touchstones.