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Letters: Iowa Notebook, Elvis Imitators

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Letters: Iowa Notebook, Elvis Imitators

Letters: Iowa Notebook, Elvis Imitators

Letters: Iowa Notebook, Elvis Imitators

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David Greene's reporter's notebook from the campaign trail in Iowa that aired on July 21 upset quite a few listeners. David wanted to show how visiting reporters rely on and cherish the kindness of strangers. But listeners said his piece came off as mocking a local who helped Greene.

Also in the digital mailbag this week were e-mails about neglected Elvis imitators and praise for Bronx drummer Bobby Sanabria.