Sen. Lamar Alexander Plays The 'Tennessee Waltz'
AUDIE CORNISH, Host:
We began this part of the program with Senator Lamar Alexander's announcement that he is leaving the Republican leadership, and we return to him now. Three years ago, I interviewed Senator Alexander while guest hosting this program. The Tennessee lawmaker is a classical pianist and he came to our studio to play for us.
(SOUNDBITE OF PIANO MUSIC, "TENNESSEE WALTZ")
BOB BENNETT: (Performing)
CORNISH: The "Tennessee Waltz," performed in 2008 by Senator Lamar Alexander. This past week, Senator Alexander announced he's stepping down from the Republican leadership.
You're listening to NPR News.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR's programming is the audio.