Every morning we squinted into the rising sun as Garrison Keillor told us about the advent of the birth control pill or the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency or occasionally even the birth of a famous writer. Garrison and I didn’t see eye to eye on most things political, but no one whose politics I found more palatable back in those days would bother reading a poem on the air—which ought to have told me something about my politics.

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