LeVar Burton Believes the Stories We Tell Determine Who We Are
LeVar Burton has been a storyteller for decades. From his acting roles as Kunta Kinte in “Roots” and Geordi LaForge on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” to his decades of work with “Reading Rainbow,” he’s been a central figure in some of the most influential media in recent memory. Also a director, producer, and author, Burton has now turned his storytelling skills toward the world of podcasting with “LeVar Burton Reads.” On this episode of the Curiosity Podcast, he discusses the power of literature and why books are such a meaningful tool for storytelling.
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