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Political scientist writes book on Paul Simon

Sep 12, 2012
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A political scientist and friend of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Simon has edited hundreds of the late lawmaker's writings for a new book.  John Jackson is a visiting professor at the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.  His new book is called The Essential Paul Simon - Timeless Lessons for Today's Politics. Jackson went through Simon's writings from his time as a newspaper editor, lieutenant governor, presidential candidate and senator.