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Creating art from tragedy

  • Aired: 02/21/2013
  • 00:59
  • Expires: 02/21/2018
  • Rating: NR
Peter Filkins, a literature professor at Simon’s Rock College was moved by the Sandy Hook shooting, which occurred 20 years to the day after a shooting at Simon's Rock, to compose the poem "Nobody's Road." The poem is set to music composed by Gabriel Gould, a friend and former classmate of Galen Gibson, who was killed in the 1992 shooting at Bard College at Simon’s Rock.
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The 1992 school shooting at Simon's Rock College inspires poetry and piano.
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