Mary Louise Kelly: "Anonymous Sources"

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Mary Louise Kelly: "Anonymous Sources"

Diane talks with NPR's former intelligence correspondent about her new novel and the often precarious relationship between reporters and their sources.

Mary Louise Kelly spent two decades traveling the world as a reporter for NPR and BBC, covering wars, terrorism and rising nuclear powers. Now, she makes her literary debut with a political spy thriller. It's the story of a young reporter who must match wits with spies, assassins and a terrorist sleeper cell targeting the heart of American power. Diane talks with NPR's former intelligence correspondent about her new novel and the often precarious relationship between reporters and their sources.

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Mary Louise Kelly

former NPR intelligence correspondent. She currently serves as a guest host for NPR’s news and talk programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She also teaches journalism and national security at Georgetown University.

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Excerpted from "Anonymous Sources" by Mary Louise Kelly. Copyright © 2013 by Mary Louise Kelly. Excerpted by permission of Gallery Books. All rights reserved.

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