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ASU professor explores the history of the passport

Passports are unique documents. They allow us to travel to places we couldn’t go without them — but not everywhere and not for everybody. 

Arizona State University English professor Patrick Bixby explores the passport and all of the emotions that go along with it in his book "License to Travel: A Cultural History of the Passport."

The Show talked with Bixby about what got him interested in learning about the history of the passport.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.