When the News Herald was bought by a chain, Silence started work as editor for a newly formed local newspaper, the Cook County Star. After a number of years, the Star was able to buy the News Herald.
This interview was conducted on Jan. 28, 2011.
Audio is available for download here: http://www.archive.org/details/RhondaSilence
The full transcript of the interview is available here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/58753673