Author Louise Erdrich

Airtime: Friday, April 9, 2010, at 9:00 PM (EST) on PBS (check local listings here).

How did award-winning author Louise Erdrich find her voice? Renowned for her mastery of multiple genres – including 13 novels, poetry, children’s literature and a memoir of early motherhood – Erdrich discusses how her Native American heritage and unique cultural experience has impacted her life, motherhood and work. Also on the program, Bill Moyers talks with history and international relations expert and former US Army Col. Andrew J. Bacevich to discuss America’s long war in Afghanistan. Respected across the political spectrum, Bacevich has contributed to The Nation, The American Conservative, Foreign Affairs, among others, and his latest book is “The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism.”