Tom Gjelten

Tom Gjelten is a veteran journalist and author of Sarajevo Daily: A City and Its Newspaper Under Siege and Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause. Over a thirty-year career as a correspondent for NPR News, he has covered wars in Central America, the Middle East, and the former Yugoslavia, as well as major national stories in the United States. His NPR reporting has won him two Overseas Press Club Awards, a George Polk Award, and a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. He is a regular panelist on the PBS program Washington Week, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the Editorial Board at World Affairs Journal.

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A Nation of Nations


The Great Immigration Debate

With immigration sure to be a focal point of the 2016 election, longtime NPR correspondent and 'A Nation of Nations' author Tom Gjelten discusses the impact and legacy of the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, and what's at stake today.

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