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WWL: Inaugural Poetry
Where We Live - with John Dankosky
Aired:
01/20/2009
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A conversation with Elizabeth Alexander

 

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21:10 minutes (10.16 MB)
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Poet Elizabeth Alexander believes in the power of words to change people.  She's a Yale Professor of African American Studies and English Literature.  Later today, she'll be reading an original work for the inauguration of Barack Obama in front of a huge global audience.  We spoke with her about the words she'll choose - and what she hopes the arts can do in the new administration.
 


 
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