Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album

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The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been awarded since 1959. The award had several minor name changes:

The category now also includes audio books, poetry readings and story telling.

Three US Presidents have won the awards: Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, along with spoken recordings of John F. Kennedy and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Four U.S. Senators have won: Barack Obama (also President of the United States), Everett Dirksen, Al Franken, and Hillary Clinton (also U.S. Secretary of State and First Lady of the United States).

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were handed out, for a recording released in the previous year.

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