FOX News anchor Gretchen Carlson discusses new book, 'Getting Real'

With her memoir Getting Real now out in paperback, celebrity news anchorwoman Gretchen Carlson shares her inspiring story. From her childhood in Minnesota where she became a violin prodigy, through college at Stanford, her win as Miss America in 1989, and her first years as a cub reporter on local TV stations in Richmond, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Dallas, Gretchen Carlson’s rise to anchor of The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson on FOX News Channel is a story of dedication and perseverance.

She addresses the judgments she faced first as Miss America, and later as a woman building a career in the competitive world of broadcast television. Reflecting on her marriage to star sports agent Casey Close and her time as a working mother, Gretchen brings to life the joys and the challenges of raising children while pursuing a career at CBS and FOX.

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