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Laura Flanders of GRITtv


Laura Flanders is the host of "GRITtv"* the new, daily, news-discussion and take action program seen on Free Speech TV and online at the popular blog site as wel as at She also serves as the host of RadioNation, the nationally-syndicated weekly radio program of the Nation Magazine. Flanders is also the author of Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (Penguin Books, 2007), an investigation into what people at the grassroots know that Democratic party leaders could learn, and BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species (Verso, 2004), an expose of women in George W. Bush's Cabinet. Publisher's Weekly called Flanders' New York Times best-seller, "fierce, funny and intelligent." She wrote on Hillary Clinton in The Contenders (Seven Stories Press, 2007) and edited The W Effect: Sexual Politics in the Age of Bush, in 2004 for the Feminist Press. Let Bob and Laura do the work as you sit back and listen to their conversation.