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.
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