The Marc Steiner Show

Wendell Pierce – A Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play and the City That Would Not Be Broken

Wendell-PierceOctober 9, 2015 – Segment 2

Marc speaks with acclaimed actor and Tony Award-winning producer, Wendell Pierce about his new book. The actor, author and producer starred in all five seasons of The Wire, a role for which he was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor, and in Treme; You’ve seen him in Selma, Ray, Waiting to Exhale and Hackers; Born in New Orleans and since Hurricane Katrina, Pierce has been helping to rebuild the flood-ravaged Pontchartrain Park neighborhood in New Orleans; His new book, written with Rod Dreher, is The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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