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Reforming Government

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Calvin MacKenzie, professor of political science at Colby College, about the report of the bipartisan National Commission on the Public Service -- a high-level panel of government experts that have issued recommendations on major reforms for the federal government.

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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.