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Don Gonyea (far right, in vest) interviewing Johnny Cash in 1981. (Don Gonyea)
Don Gonyea (far right, in vest) interviewing Johnny Cash in 1981. (Don Gonyea)

Before he was a national political correspondent for NPR, Don Gonyea's first job in the radio was as a country music disc jockey  in his hometown of Monroe, Mich. That was back in 1981.

He brings us this musical memory of one his favorite interviews, an unexpected one-on-one with "The Man In Black," Johnny Cash.

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This segment aired on December 27, 2013.

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