Operation HomecomingPoetry, Fiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20051109, 20041103
Operation Homecoming is a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts and American poets and writers, who have been working with soldiers returning from active duty to write the wartime experience. This program features an interview with NEA Chairman Dana Gioia, as well as readings by former Connecticut Poet Laureate Marilyn Nelson, novelist Bobbie Ann Mason, and poets Louis Simpson and Richard Wilbur.
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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