Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller
About This Show
Find out How Women Rise Up. Lauren talks with women who have faced a challenge head on and are ready to tell the tale of how they did it–for themselves, their community or the world. Every show offers experiences and ideas you can apply to your own life. New episodes every other Wednesday. From KALW 91.7FM in San Francisco and PRX.
Most Recent Episode
How Jeanette Walls Claimed Her Truth - Author, "The Glass Castle"
7 days ago
When she was young, Jeannette Walls wanted nothing more than to escape her crazy, chaotic family. She grew up in poverty, in a crumbling home, where her parents couldn’t always put food on the table. They moved from place to place and school to school. After putting her past behind her to become a successful journalist and author, Walls finally revisited her upbringing in her memoir, “The Glass Castle.” Now it’s been adapted into a film, and this was my chance to talk with her about how she rose out of a seemingly impossible situation.