Out Of Africa, Gwen Thompkins Returns To New Orleans Home

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Wed September 18, 2013

Out Of Africa, Gwen Thompkins Returns To New Orleans Home

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You can take the journalist out of New Orleans, but you can’t take New Orleans out of the journalist. Or at least not the abundantly soulful music of New Orleans, if the journalist is Gwen Thompkins.
You can take the journalist out of New Orleans, but you can't take New Orleans out of the journalist. Or at least not the abundantly soulful music of New Orleans, if the journalist is Gwen Thompkins. Even when Thompkins was reporting from East Africa for NPR, she found ways to work musical motifs into coverage of nonmusical topics.
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