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.
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The award-winning author presents her latest novel about a disturbing future world, including a catastrophic pandemic, genetically engineered animals, and a cult devoted to preserving all plant and animal life.
Margaret Atwood stayed after the show to answer some of your questions we couldn’t get to on the air.
- Margaret Atwood author of more than 40 books of fiction, poetry, and essays. Her internationally bestselling novels include â��The Handmaids Tale,a Cat's Eye,â�� â��Alias Grace,â�� â��Oryx & Crake,â�� and â��The Blind Assassin,â�� which won the 200 Booker Prize.
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