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PBS NewsHour | Conversation: Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey | PBS

Duration: 08:34
Program: PBS NewsHour #10450
Broadcast Date: Sep. 21, 2012

The new official face of American poetry is one familiar to NewsHour viewers. Natasha Trethewey has just taken on the job of poet laureate of the United States, appointed by the Librarian of Congress. She's the author of four books of verse, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Native Guard" and her latest, "Thrall."

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Post Date: September 21, 2012