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Writer's Almanac Recites Longfellow

Story posted March 01, 2007

The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor, heard on public radio stations across the country, included in its broadcast on February 27, 2007, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s bicentennial, a reading of Longfellow’s poem, “Snow-Flakes.”

Keillor also presented literary and historical notes about the illustrious Bowdoin graduate, mentioning that Longfellow entered the College at the age of 14 and that Bowdoin later offered him a professorship in modern languages.

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