Minnesota Public Radio and the Star Tribune newspaper are proud to announce the 18th season of Talking Volumes. The Talking Volumes series is hosted by award-winning journalist Kerri Miller.
Sept. 14: Sherman Alexie
Sept. 27: Jacqueline Woodson
Oct. 19: Amy Tan
Oct. 31: Ron Chernow
Nov. 16: Dan Brown
Kirby Puckett died in 2006 after suffering a stroke. In 1998 Puckett was interviewed for MPR's Voices of Minnesota series. He said part of what made that 1987 Twins team so special was how close-knit all the players were.
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