Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19870612
Viereck won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry in 1949 for TERROR AND DECORUM. Here he reads from his epic poem 20 years in the making, ARCHER IN THE MARROW. The poem follows humankind from the temptation of Adam through Auschwitz death camps to modern times.
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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