PBS NewsHour New Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Explores Human Struggles
New Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey 'Explores the Human Struggles We All Face' Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: New Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Explores Human Struggles
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey was named the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, the Library of Congress announced Thursday -- noting her ability to "dig beneath the surface of history." The NewsHour first profiled her in 2006 for her third book of poems, "Native Guard." Jeffrey Brown reports.
Premiere Date: 06/07/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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