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Whitman expert Bob Hass on 'Leaves of Grass'

San Francisco’s Arion Press is one of the country’s last fine book printers creating limited edition, handmade books. To celebrate the 40th anniversary and the printing of their 100th book, Arion is publishing Walt Whitman’s "Leaves of Grass." Former Poet Laureate and Whitman expert Robert Hass spoke about the landmark book of poetry and its significance during a time of great change in America.

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