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Trillin Embraces His Midwest Roots

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Trillin Embraces His Midwest Roots

Trillin Embraces His Midwest Roots

Trillin Embraces His Midwest Roots

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Ahead of three days of special broadcasts from historic Union Station in Kansas City, Mo., Alex Chadwick finds out what to expect from humorist and author Calvin Trillin. A native son, Trillin has lived for many years in New York City, but likes to think he keeps in touch with his Midwest roots. He shares his thoughts on his hometown, Midwestern values and Kansas City's place in the center of America.

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