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Tom Zoellner: The patriotism of the American road trip – Episode 29

Simoncast Guest: Tom Zoellner
Photo courtesy of Tom Zoellner
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Tom Zoellner
Simoncast Guest, Tom Zoellner talks about his book "The National Road: Dispatches from a Changing America."

Journalist and author Tom Zoellner talks about his book "The National Road: Dispatches from a Changing America." We discuss the proliferation of Dollar General, speed traps in the South, and how Zoellner finds beauty in the banal while traveling.

Hosted by John Shaw. Produced and edited by Alee Quick. This podcast is produced through a partnership between the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and WSIU Public Radio. For more, visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts.

John T. Shaw joined the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute as director in January 2018. He established the Institute’s “Better Politics, Smarter Government” agenda with its Restoring American Statesmanship, Renewing Illinois, and Understanding Our New World programs.
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