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'Gertrude of Wyoming': Epic Poetry from Thomas Campbell

NPR's Robert Siegel reflects on a long-forgotten poem by Thomas Campbell called Gertrude of Wyoming. NPR's Daniel Schorr recently referenced the epic-length poem in one of his political commentaries.

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Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.
Daniel Schorr
Daniel Schorr passed away on Friday, July 23, 2010. See an obituary, photo gallery and an archive of Schorr's commentaries for NPR.