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Relentless Pursuit: A Year in the Trenches with Teach for America

In conversation with Paul Cummins, Executive Director, New Visions Foundation
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Episode Summary
A candid account of a year in the life of four TFA recruits at Locke High School in South Central L.A. as they attempt to fulfill their mission to overcome the inequities in our educational system.

Participant(s) Bio
Donna Foote is a freelance journalist who has spent most of her career at Newsweek Magazine where she covered a range of issues and personalities both here and abroad. While based in London she reported on the war in Afghanistan, Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto, tensions in the Middle East, the troubles in Northern Ireland, Princess Diana and the British Royal Family, and UK politics and culture. While Deputy Bureau Chief in Los Angeles, she covered the Rodney King riots and both the criminal and civil trials of OJ Simpson. She also wrote extensively on education, health, and justice issues.