Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 20060503, 20041006
Peabody Award-winning essayist and PBS Newshour commentator, Richard Rodriguez discusses race, religion, sexuality, and politics with New Letters’ editor Robert Stewart. They reference Rodriguez’s controversial book, Brown: The Last Discovery of America in which he describes a breakdown of class, race and language to shape personal identity.
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 what inspired her exploration of the...
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