Women's Focus
10:36 pm
Sat November 17, 2012

The Woman Behind the Voice From Paris

Eleanor Beardsley NPR reporter, Paris
Eleanor Beardsley NPR reporter, Paris

Eleanor Beardsley's persistence and luck led to her covering the first rebellion of the Arab Spring- in Tunisia.

Cafe Regalia, 15th arrondissement, Paris
Cafe Regalia, 15th arrondissement, Paris

In a Paris cafe, Beardsley told Susan Loubet about her NPR report for that day--Women Going 'Topless" to protest the verdict of a gang rape trial. http://www.npr.org/2012/10/19/163257726/with-topless-protests-sextremists-march-in-paris

Reporting for the past 8 years from France,

Beardsley grew up in South Carolina. She has had a fascination for French language and culture since her childhood.

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