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'State of Grace': Memories of Sandlot Football

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with author Robert Timberg about his new book, State of Grace: A Memoir of Twilight Time. Timberg's book recalls his days playing sandlot football around New York City, and the young men he played ball with.

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Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.