For Amy Poehler, Comedy Is A Walk In The 'Park'

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Amy Poehler's film credits include Mean Girls and Baby Mama.

Comedian Amy Poehler kicked off her career in Chicago, studying improv at The Second City. She joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2001 and attracted national attention during the 2008 presidential election for her impersonation of Hilary Clinton. In her most recent series, Parks and Recreation, Poehler plays an awkward and optimistic small-town official.

This interview was originally broadcast on May 7, 2009.

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