On this episode, Mark Simon is joined by 40-year copy editor and World War II oral historian Aaron Elson.

Aaron talked about his long career in newspapers, emphasizing his role as a counselor of wayward commas about their place in sentences, protecting the English language, and writing headlines

He also talked about his work compiling more than 600 hours of oral history of World War II and the books and podcasts he’s created from that. Aaron his written multiple books and hosts a podcast: War As My Father’s Tank Batallion Knew It. You can learn more about him at AaronElson.com.

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