167: Memo to the People of the Future

167: Memo to the People of the Future

Sep 8, 2000
Stories of people who are engaged in something that's both difficult and probably futile: Trying to control how they'll be seen by generations to come.
  • Sarah Vowell visits four Presidential libraries on a fact-finding tour for...President Clinton. Not that he asked her. But she wanted to offer a little advice about what should and should not be in the Presidential library he'll soon be building in Arkansas. Rejected titles for this act of our show: "Can You Direct Me to the Dick Morris Exhibit?," "The Last and Longest Press Conference," "How a Bill Becomes an Archive," "All the President's Pens," "It's the Eternity, Stupid," and "If This Library Be A Rockin, Don't Come a Knockin." (25 minutes) GovernmentLiteraturePoliticsPresidents

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