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On The Air
Interviewed by: James McKinley
Catalog Number: 19930402
The winner of several honors, including a National Book Award in history and an Emmy for his television work, McCullough discusses Truman, the president he calls the "uncommon common man.\"
Naomi Shihab Nye
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses wh...
Guggenheim fellow Jericho Brown describes the joy he finds in writing poetry and how his work helps him examine his world as a gay black man. He talks about some of his poetic mentors—from Emily Dickinson to Alice Walker—and the lesson...