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'Missionaries' author Phil Klay hosts 'American Veteran' podcast

Hannah Dunphy

There’s a new podcast series called American Veteran, which illuminates the veteran experience through a stunning range of veterans’ voices. The voices were originally captured for the PBS series with the same name.

The podcast is hosted by Phil Klay, a Marine Corps veteran featured in the “American Veteran” television series and author of the National Book Award-winning collection of short stories, Redeployment. And his latest book, Missionaries, was just released in paperback last month.

I spoke with Klay about the podcast and his books in this special Veterans Day episode of Marginalia. Here’s our conversation.

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Marginalia was produced at KMUW Wichita.

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  • Haley Crowson - producer
  • Beth Golay - host

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Beth Golay is KMUW's Director of Marketing and Digital Content. She is the host of the KMUW podcast Marginalia and co-host with Suzanne Perez of the Books & Whatnot podcast. You can find her on Wichita Transit in conversation with other riders for En Route, a monthly segment on KMUW's weekly news program The Range.