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You Are What You Wear

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with author and literary critic Paul Fussell about his new book Uniforms, Why We Are What We Wear, which documents the uniforms... both formal and informal... that we all wear each day.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.