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Janet Reno Presents America in Song

Former U.S. attorney general Janet Reno has released a 3-CD compilation of American folk songs. Above, Reno arrives at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards in Feb. 2005.
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Former U.S. attorney general Janet Reno has released a 3-CD compilation of American folk songs. Above, Reno arrives at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards in Feb. 2005.

Former U.S. attorney general Janet Reno discusses her latest project, a 50-song compilation of folk music entitled Song of America. The 3-CD collection features songs from 1492 to the present day, and was inspired in part by Reno's desire to share music with her great- nieces and nephews.

Guests:

Janet Reno, former U.S. attorney general; co-producer of Song of America

Ed Pettersen, co-producer of Song of America

Ben Taylor, singer-songwriter featured on Song of America

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