Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs" often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections.
Diane talks with writers who’ve decided to take matters into their own hands to get their books published. We’ll learn about the many options available to those interested in self publishing.
- C.E. Petit lawyer concentrating in publishing and copyright issues
- Dan Poynter author, founder of Para Publishing
- Howie Schaffer author of the poetry collection "Not Like Everybody Else" and media officer for a public education advocacy organization
- Peyton Lewis author of the novel "Perilous Journey" and playwright
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