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"Calling him back from layoff" by Bob Hicok

  • Aired: 04/01/2011
  • 02:38
  • Expires: 04/01/2016
  • Rating: TV-G
Born in the heart of the car manufacturing world of southern Michigan, Bob Hicok worked in the automotive industry for 20 years. He left to take a teaching job at Western Michigan University, and he currently teaches at Virginia Tech. His first book of poems was published in 1991. "Calling him back from layoff" dramatizes a moment in the lives of two people dealing with the economic downturn.
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Bob Hicok, a former auto industry worker, reads his poem "Calling him back from layoff."
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