Conversations They are people who influence our daily lives and our futures. Join Mississippi Public Broadcasting as we engage these fascinating people for in-depth conversation about their lives, their efforts, and their visions. Whether they call Mississippi home or are just passing through, these icons offer insight into our world.
Conversations

Conversations

From MPB Think Radio

They are people who influence our daily lives and our futures. Join Mississippi Public Broadcasting as we engage these fascinating people for in-depth conversation about their lives, their efforts, and their visions. Whether they call Mississippi home or are just passing through, these icons offer insight into our world.

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Vaniessa Cousins

Vaniessa Cousin is a three-time breast cancer survivor who has chronicled her experience in the book, "I've Been through the Valley, But God..." For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Tim Isbell

The Mississippi Gulf coast serves as the backdrop for a new book of photographs captured through the lens of photojournalist Tim Isbell. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Steve Yarbrough

Boston novelist Steve Yarbrough talks about his life growing up in Indianola, Mississippi and his long and prolific career as a writer. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Steve Forbert

Meridian native and singer-songwriter Steve Forbert talks about his newest album and a book of his memoirs in the music industry. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Patti Herrington

Patti Herrington talks about the tragedy in her life that led to the founding of "Firefly Outreach," an organization that helps those who have lost a loved one to suicide. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Noah Barbieri

Noah Barbieri, a Millsaps College graduate and Rhodes & Truman Scholar, has big plans for his future that includes returning to Mississippi to make a difference. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Melvin Williams

Mississippi's Melvin Williams is widely known as one of the most prolific gospel performers in the world. He has spent a life time writing, performing and producing music, either as a solo artist or with his brothers in the famous trio known as the Williams Brothers. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Jim Weatherly

Former Ole Miss star quarterback Jim Weatherly has chronicled his successful career as a singer-songwriter. It's all in the book Midnight Train" named after one of his hit records made famous by Gladys Knight. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy

Jill Conner Browne

Sweet Potato Queen and author Jill Conner Browne is back in the spotlight with a play based on the SPQ's coming to Mississippi. She's also returning to her old St. Paddy's Day parade stomping grounds.

Jesmyn Ward

American Novelist and Tulane Professor Jesmyn Ward talks about the gift of storytelling that has earned her numerous accolades including two National Book Awards.

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