Considering the Void by President Jimmy Carter

BOMB 55 Spring 1996
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Former President Jimmy Carter. Photo by Independent Television Service.

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From “Considering the Void” (New Orleans Review); Always A Reckoning and Other Poems (Times Books).

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BOMB 55, Spring 1996

Featuring interviews with Frances McDormand, A.M. Homes, Padgett Powell, Tina Girouard, William Pope. L, Butch Morris, Malcolm Morley, Jafar Panahi, and John Elderfield.

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