PBS NewsHour

How Jad Abumrad turned childhood awkwardness into his job

Clip: 01/28/2016 | 2m 36s

Jad Abumrad, co-host of Radiolab, says he grew up in a kind of in-between space, as an Arab kid in Nashville. That experience molded him as a journalist, able to stand back as an observer, and to allow the fumbling awkwardness of discovery to come through. Now Abumrad offers his Brief But Spectacular take on why radio will never die.

Aired: 01/28/16

Rating: NR

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