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PBS NewsHour | In Anthonogy, Rita Dove Connects American Poets' Intergenerational Conversations | PBS

Duration: 07:40
Program: PBS NewsHour #10221
Broadcast Date: Dec. 16, 2011

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove was recently given what may be the biggest honor -- and challenge -- of her career: sorting through poems from the last 100 years to create "The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry." Jeffrey Brown and Dove discuss the task that took more than four years.

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Post Date: December 16, 2011