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Journalist Kati Marton on Angela Merkel’s Remarkable Stoicism



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Ryan talks to journalist and author Kati Marton about her new book “The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel,” the unshakable calm that she exuded as the chancellor of Germany, the stoic qualities that she embodies, and more.  

Kati Marton has combined a career as an acclaimed reporter and writer with human rights advocacy. Since 1980, Kati has published nine books and is an award-winning former NPR correspondent and ABC news bureau chief in Germany. She also contributes to The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair, to name a few. Her latest book, “The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel” is not only a political biography, but also an intimate human portrait and revelatory look at successful leadership in action, unveiling the unique political genius and moral chacter of one of the world’s most successful female leaders.  

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