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PBS NewsHour | In 'Human Chain,' Nobel-Winning Poet Seamus Heaney Digs Into the Past | PBS

Duration: 06:32
Program: PBS NewsHour #10182
Broadcast Date: Oct. 24, 2011

In his native Ireland, he's known as "Famous Seamus," and indeed, Seamus Heaney -- winner of the Nobel Prize in 1995 -- is a world-famous poet. Now 72, his new collection, "Human Chain," contains poems that are, as always for him, grounded in the physical world but also take a look back.

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Post Date: October 24, 2011