Episode 42: The Honorable John Lewis, and the Inimitable Paul Simon

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John Lewis, a civil-rights leader, has represented Georgia in Congress for nearly thirty years. At the 2015 New Yorker Festival, Lewis spoke with David Remnick about his commitment to nonviolent activism and the state of social progress in the United States. Plus, Paul Simon walks The New Yorker’s poetry editor, Paul Muldoon, through the process of writing a song, line by line.