'A Singular Woman' explores the story of Barack Obama's mother

Janny Scott
Janny Scott, author of "A Singular Woman."
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In her new book, Janny Scott provides a meticulously researched look into the life of Barack Obama's mother, Stanley Ann Dunham. "To describe Dunham as a white woman from Kansas is about as illuminating as describing her son as a politician who likes golf," Scott observes. She joins us to discuss A Singular Woman.