Peter Yarrow

Monday, January 17, 2011

Peter Yarrow discusses his music and on-going political activism.

About the Episode

Peter Yarrow discusses the new children's book adaptation of the song he co-wrote, "Puff the Magic Dragon" and the idea of fostering community through songs and group readings. Yarrow also talks about his political activism and his latest project fostering the mutual respect, Operation: Respect. Finally, Yarrow reflects on his music career and friendship with Mary Travers.

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About Peter Yarrow

p>Peter Yarrow is an American singer who found fame with the 1960s folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary. Yarrow co-wrote one of the group's most famous songs, "Puff, the Magic Dragon". He is also a political activist and lends his support to causes that range from opposition to the Vietnam war to the creation of Operation Respect.

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