Adrienne Rich: Save America's Treasures SelectionPoetry
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 20130301
This month's Save America's Treasures recording, chosen to kick off Women's History Month, features the late, great poet Adrienne Rich, who died in 2012. Known for her perfectly crafted, award winning poems, she was also a fearless spokeswoman for the Feminist Movement, gay rights and peace. This program features excerpts from a 1995 New Letters on the Air interview and from a 2002 Cockefair Chair presentation at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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