44 minutes | Feb 24th 2020

#47 From Playing Miep Gies to Disney's Ursula w/ Pat Carroll

On this episode, Erin speaks with actress Pat Carroll about her role as Miep Gies in the 2007 feature film, Freedom Writers. Pat discusses what it was like to portray such a renowned character, gives insight into her job as an actor, and explores her infamous role as Ursula in The Little Mermaid. Following Erin’s conversation with Pat Carroll, original Freedom Writer, Narada Comans, reflects on the significance of Miep Gies visiting the Freedom Writers at Wilson High School, and how the Freedom Writers now give students their own “Miep Moments” when they visit classrooms around the world. Show Notes: Freedom Writers feature film on Amazon: https://amzn.to/32iB8JJ The Little Mermaid on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2PjSdgU Invite a Freedom Writer to your organization: http://www.freedomwritersfoundation.org/index.php/request-speaker Support the production of the Freedom Writers Podcast by donating here: http://www.freedomwritersfoundation.org/index.php/donate
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