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Kitty Eisele

Kenya 2009

Kitty Eisele is a writer, editor and producer for National Public Radio, where she's written, most recently, about the White House tailor; the nation's panda; an Andy Warhol relic, and a family ancestor who was a famed exorcist.  Eisele is currently the supervising senior editor at “Morning Edition,” the network’s flagship news program. She is also an Emmy Award-winning producer of “The Civil War” series and other films with Ken Burns, and has contributed to numerous radio and film documentaries on political and cultural figures. Eisele is an adjunct professor of Journalism at Georgetown University and has lectured widely on the foundations and practice of American journalism.  She is a past fellow of the US Japan Society, the Salzburg Seminar, and the French-American Foundation.   She traveled to Kenya on vacation two years ago, and is thrilled to return for deeper understanding.


  • HIV Testing, One Home At A Time

    Dante Ramos/International Reporting Project Health Counselor Florence Aluodo (far left) administered home HIV tests to this family in Kogelo,Kenya. Hello TMM readers. Today on World AIDS Day, the Kenyan government...

  • The Kenya Hillary Clinton Should See

    Children in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Kibera, which houses almost 1 million people, is the largest slum in Africa and one of the biggest in the world. One-third of the Kenyans in...

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