For some people, politics is a contact sport. But for Calvin Trillin, it’s poetry in motion — literally. We talk with Trillin about the moments in the 2008 presidential campaign that inspired his latest work, and how he found his muse in our political system.


  • Calvin Trillin "Deadline Poet" for "The Nation" Magazine; Also author most recently of "Deciding the Next Decider: The 2008 Presidential Race in Rhyme" (Random House)

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