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George Washington Carver

Elandria Williams of the Highlander Research and Education Center discusses My work is that of conservation : an environmental biography of George Washington Carver by Mark D. Hersey in this Brown Bag, Green Book podcast. Carver's efforts to improve the lot of Alabama’s poorest farmers let him to promote agricultural practices that were considerably “greener” than is often assumed today. (Recorded February 15, 2012)

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Melissa Brenneman

Melissa listens to hours of podcasts on most days. She started the habit with the intention of taking long walks, but podcasts proved to be more addicting than exercise. She records, edits and mixes podcasts for the library.
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Alan May

Alan May works as a reference librarian at Lawson McGhee Library. In his spare time, he reads and writes poetry. May's most recent books are Dead Letters (2008) and More Unknowns (2014). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The New York Quarterly, The Hollins Critic, New Orleans Review, Plume, and others.