Khalil Gibran is often called one of the greatest thinkers of all time. The Lebanese American poet and artist is revered for his insight into the soul of mankind. On today’s “Big Ideas” we look at the “big ideas” of Gibran. V-O-A’s Susan Yackee speaks with Professor Suheil Bushrui of the University of Maryland, who has written extensively about Gibran. She also chats with Correspondent Mohamed Elshinnawi and Middle East Voices Managing Editor Davin Hutchins about the Arab American Institute issuing the Khalil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards. Delve into the thinking and the legacy of Khalil Gibran on “Big Ideas”.
Susan Yackee is anchor and producer of VOA's audio podcast, Middle East Monitor. She has been a reporter in the Washington area for more than 35 years and regularly interviews newsmakers and analysts in DC and around the world. Susan works in television, radio and social media.