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POETRY IN AMERICA

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Wednesday, June 23rd

7:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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This Your Home Now - Mark Doty

Series creator Elisa New talks with poet Mark Doty, psychologist Steven Pinker, choreographer Bill T. Jones, design maven Simon Doonan and designer Johnathan Adler about "This Your Home Now," where a visit to the barber show sparks a meditation on love, the AIDS crisis, and the satisfactions of getting older.

Thursday, June 24th

12:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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This Your Home Now - Mark Doty

Series creator Elisa New talks with poet Mark Doty, psychologist Steven Pinker, choreographer Bill T. Jones, design maven Simon Doonan and designer Johnathan Adler about "This Your Home Now," where a visit to the barber show sparks a meditation on love, the AIDS crisis, and the satisfactions of getting older.

8:00am on
Runtime: 00:26:46
Widescreen

This Your Home Now - Mark Doty

Series creator Elisa New talks with poet Mark Doty, psychologist Steven Pinker, choreographer Bill T. Jones, design maven Simon Doonan and designer Johnathan Adler about "This Your Home Now," where a visit to the barber show sparks a meditation on love, the AIDS crisis, and the satisfactions of getting older.

Saturday, July 3rd

11:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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The New Colossus - Emma Lazarus

Host Elisa New rediscovers the freshness and the still-potent charge of Emma Lazarus's iconic sonnet of immigration alongside singer-songwriter Regina Spektor, activist and founder of the United We Dream Foundation Cristina Jimenez, President of the American Federation of Teachers Randi Weingarten, financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein, and poet Duy Doan.

Sunday, July 4th

6:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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The New Colossus - Emma Lazarus

Host Elisa New rediscovers the freshness and the still-potent charge of Emma Lazarus's iconic sonnet of immigration alongside singer-songwriter Regina Spektor, activist and founder of the United We Dream Foundation Cristina Jimenez, President of the American Federation of Teachers Randi Weingarten, financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein, and poet Duy Doan.

Friday, July 9th

2:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Skyscraper - Carl Sandburg

Elisa New considers the rise of the skyscraper-- and the emergence of the modernist poem-- in an episode featuring celebrated architect Frank Gehry, Chinese visionary and real estate developer Zhang Xin, poet Robert Polito, and student poets from around the United States.

2:30pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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The Gray Heron - Galway Kinnell

In this environmentally-themed, visually splendid episode, Elisa New is joined by evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson, poet Robert Hass, environmental photographer Laura McPhee, naturalist Joel Wagner, and children at an Audubon Society summer camp on Cape Cod in a wide ranging discussion of Galway Kinnell's "The Grey Heron."