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Nancy Giles

Humor and Storytelling in the American Experience

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Doors for this Forum will open at 5PM.
A musical performance will begin at 5:30PM.
Nancy Giles will speak at 6PM.

About Nancy Giles

Nancy Giles is beloved for her heartfelt commentaries on CBS Sunday Morning.  Her blend of common-sense wisdom and laugh-out-loud humor have allowed her to tackle topics ranging from politics and race to pop culture and body image. She will speak at the Forum about how storytelling and a background in improv comedy have helped her share different and sometimes difficult stories.

CBS Sunday Morning contributor Nancy Giles is a comedian, actress, and social commentator. Since 2002 her work on the Peabody Award-winning CBS News Sunday Morning has earned her 5 Emmy Awards for her unique blend of common-sense wisdom, laugh-out-loud humor, social and political commentary, and interviews.

She’s a veteran of Chicago’s esteemed Second City improv troupe, appeared Off-Broadway in Nora & Delia Ephron’s Love Loss, and What I Wore, and won the Theatre World Award for the musical satire Mayor. She was one of the stars of the acclaimed series China Beach and the sitcom Delta. She has been a guest on MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, The Beat with Ari Melber, and All In with Chris Hayes.

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