Going Home Again with Ed Rabel
Author and journalist Ed Rabel joins Scott and Laurie on this edition of "The Front Porch" to discuss his recent op-ed in the Charleston Gazette-Mail.
He describes what it was like to return after spending most of his career away from his native West Virginia, and the changes which he noticed had taken place over that time.
He, Scott, and Laurie try to get to the root of the challenges faced by the state and what we need to face them.
“The Front Porch” is a place where we tackle the tough issues facing West Virginia and Appalachia with some of the region's most interesting thinkers.
WVPB Executive Director Scott Finn serves as host and provocateur, joined by Laurie Lin, a conservative lawyer and columnist, and Rick Wilson, a liberal columnist and avid goat herder who works for the American Friends Service Committee .
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