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NPR's Steve Inskeep Authors Book About Two Men Who Helped Map Idaho

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You know him as the host of Morning Edition from NPR. Now, Steve Inskeepis also the author of a new book looking at a long ago part of western American history. Our Morning Edition host George Prentice spoke with Inskeep recently about his book “Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Fremont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity and Helped Cause the Civil War.” Eastern Idaho’s Fremont County is named for John Fremont.

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