Mary Louise Kelly is co-host of “All Things Considered,” NPR’s award-winning evening newsmagazine, and a contributing editor at The Atlantic. Her recent interviews range from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to Hollywood stars Jane Fonda and Matt Damon.
Previously, Kelly served as national security correspondent for NPR News, reporting on the CIA, the NSA, and other spy agencies, terrorism, wars, and rising nuclear powers. Her assignments have included North Korea, Russia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and beyond. Kelly’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, POLITICO, Newsweek, and others. She is also the author of two novels, Anonymous Sources and The Bullet, which has been translated into more than a dozen languages.
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