The South Asia Institute presents a talk by Steve Inskeep, host of NPR Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States.
Inskeep has traveled across the nation and around the world for Morning Edition and NPR News. From the Persian Gulf to the wreckage of New Orleans, he has interviewed presidents, warlords, authors, and musicians, as well as those who aren't in the headlines — from a steelworker in Ohio to a woman living in poverty in Tehran.
After the September 11 attacks, Inskeep covered the war in Afghanistan, the hunt for al-Qaeda suspects in Pakistan, and the war in Iraq. In 2003, he received a National Headliner Award for investigating a military raid that went wrong in Afghanistan.
His first book "Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi," documents his reporting experiences in Karachi, Pakistan. His regular dispatches from visits to Pakistan have included an acclaimed radio series, Along the Grand Trunk Road, reported with his NPR colleagues.