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Arts, Culture & Religion

Every Senator Needs A Side Gig. Orrin Hatch Picked Songwriting.

Orrin Hatch in his office in Washington D.C..
Taner Pasamehmetoglu
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Senator Orrin Hatch's work as a song writer has resulted in 9 cds of patriotic and religious music.

 

Sen. Orrin Hatch’s 42 years in the U.S. Senate were full of bills, floor speeches and D.C. social circles. But he also had a lot of side gigs, from television and film cameos to songwriting and poetry.

Here's a look back at Hatch’s singular contribution to American pop culture.

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