Richard Rodriguez is a journalist and essayist. He won a Peabody Award for his original commentary on The NewsHour and received the National Humanities Medal in 1993. His books include "Hunger Of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez," "Brown: The Last Discovery Of America," and "Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography." This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode "Richard Rodriguez — The Fabric of Our Identity." Find more at onbeing.org.
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