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Remembering Former Senator and Presidential Candidate Paul Tsongas

Tsongas died Saturday at the age of 55 from complications of lymph cancer. He ran his presidential campaign in 1992 on the issue of the economy, offering tough solutions to the nation's economic problems. During the campaign his cancer (which was in remission) was an issue. His book "Heading Home" was about his fight with cancer. He also wrote the book "Economic Call to Arms" which was published by his presidential campaign. (REBROADCAST from 6/19/92)

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Other segments from the episode on January 24, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 24, 1997: Obituary for Paul Tsongas; Review of two albums by Tracy Nelson and Mother Earth; Obituary for James Dickey; Commentary on Z.Z. Hill.

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