A Conversation with Retiring Congressman John Olver, Part 1

Massachusetts U.S. Representative John Olver’s long tenure serving the 1st congressional district is coming to an end. Olver is retiring after 21 years in Congress, preceded by 22 years in the state legislature. In the first of two conversations with New England Public Radio’s Susan Kaplan — Olver talks about why he got into politics to begin with and what it’s like to work in Washington after you announce you’re leaving.