Date: November 29, 2015
Storyteller: Angela Klink (left)
Interviewer: Jack Klink (right)
Relationship: Mother and son

The author of eight books published by Purdue Press recalls life growing up in a blended family in the 1960s, her family’s difficulties, and her memories of the cultural expectations of women during the 1930s-1980s.

Ms. Klink was the scriptwriter for the public education documentary Rise Above the Mark, narrated by actor Peter Coyote. She is also the recipient of the 2016 American Advertising Federation Silver Medal Award for lifetime achievement in the marketing, advertising, and public relations industry. She has received 58 American Advertising Federation Awards and honorable mention in the 2007 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Competition. More information can be found at