Ray Suarez has been host of Al Jazeera America's daily program "Inside Story" since 2013. He came to Al Jazeera America from the PBS NewsHour, where he was Chief National Correspondent and lead correspondent for the program's global health coverage. Earlier in his career, Suarez was the host of NPR's "Talk of the Nation," a reporter for the NBC-owned station in Chicago, WMAQ TV, and a Los Angeles correspondent for CNN. He is the author of three books, "Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation" (Penguin, 2013), "The Holy Vote: The Politics of Faith in America" (HarperCollins, 2006), and "The Old Neighborhood: What We Lost in the Great Suburban Migration" (Simon and Schuster, 1999). Suarez holds a BA in African History from NYU, and an MA in the Social Sciences from the University of Chicago. In 2010 he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.