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POETRY IN AMERICA

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Monday, May 25th

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'This Is Just to Say' - William Carlos Williams

Just 28 words and mimicking the form of a refrigerator note, is "This is Just to Say" simply the short apology it pretends to be, or something more subtle and passive-aggressive? Join actor John Hodgman, poet and physician Rafael Campo, poet Jane Hirshfield, a chorus of couples, and New as they consider what may or may not lie beneath the surface of William Carlos Williams's brief tribute to marital relations--and the savor of plums.

Thursday, May 28th

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'This Is Just to Say' - William Carlos Williams

Just 28 words and mimicking the form of a refrigerator note, is "This is Just to Say" simply the short apology it pretends to be, or something more subtle and passive-aggressive? Join actor John Hodgman, poet and physician Rafael Campo, poet Jane Hirshfield, a chorus of couples, and New as they consider what may or may not lie beneath the surface of William Carlos Williams's brief tribute to marital relations--and the savor of plums.

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'This Is Just to Say' - William Carlos Williams

Just 28 words and mimicking the form of a refrigerator note, is "This is Just to Say" simply the short apology it pretends to be, or something more subtle and passive-aggressive? Join actor John Hodgman, poet and physician Rafael Campo, poet Jane Hirshfield, a chorus of couples, and New as they consider what may or may not lie beneath the surface of William Carlos Williams's brief tribute to marital relations--and the savor of plums.

Saturday, May 30th

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Walt Whitman NEW

In 1855 Walt Whitman declared "The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem." Poetry In America celebrates the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, playwright Tony Kushner, poets Mark Doty and Marilyn Chin, and a chorus of National Student Poets, discussing Whitman's powerful and timeless work.

Monday, June 1st

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Walt Whitman

In 1855 Walt Whitman declared "The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem." Poetry In America celebrates the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, playwright Tony Kushner, poets Mark Doty and Marilyn Chin, and a chorus of National Student Poets, discussing Whitman's powerful and timeless work.

Thursday, June 4th

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Walt Whitman

In 1855 Walt Whitman declared "The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem." Poetry In America celebrates the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, playwright Tony Kushner, poets Mark Doty and Marilyn Chin, and a chorus of National Student Poets, discussing Whitman's powerful and timeless work.

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Walt Whitman

In 1855 Walt Whitman declared "The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem." Poetry In America celebrates the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, playwright Tony Kushner, poets Mark Doty and Marilyn Chin, and a chorus of National Student Poets, discussing Whitman's powerful and timeless work.

Saturday, June 13th

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Urban Love Poem - Marilyn Chin

Explore San Francisco's history--from the Gold Rush and early Chinese immigration to the rise of Silicon Valley--through Marilyn Chin's poem of her San Francisco youth. In this series opener, Elisa New brings together acclaimed memoirist Maxine Hong Kingston, tech investor Randy Komisar and four Bay Area residents on a rooftop in Chinatown to discuss love of a great city.

Monday, June 15th

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Urban Love Poem - Marilyn Chin

Explore San Francisco's history--from the Gold Rush and early Chinese immigration to the rise of Silicon Valley--through Marilyn Chin's poem of her San Francisco youth. In this series opener, Elisa New brings together acclaimed memoirist Maxine Hong Kingston, tech investor Randy Komisar and four Bay Area residents on a rooftop in Chinatown to discuss love of a great city.

Thursday, June 18th

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Urban Love Poem - Marilyn Chin

Explore San Francisco's history--from the Gold Rush and early Chinese immigration to the rise of Silicon Valley--through Marilyn Chin's poem of her San Francisco youth. In this series opener, Elisa New brings together acclaimed memoirist Maxine Hong Kingston, tech investor Randy Komisar and four Bay Area residents on a rooftop in Chinatown to discuss love of a great city.

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Runtime: 00:26:46
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Urban Love Poem - Marilyn Chin

Explore San Francisco's history--from the Gold Rush and early Chinese immigration to the rise of Silicon Valley--through Marilyn Chin's poem of her San Francisco youth. In this series opener, Elisa New brings together acclaimed memoirist Maxine Hong Kingston, tech investor Randy Komisar and four Bay Area residents on a rooftop in Chinatown to discuss love of a great city.

Saturday, June 20th

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One Art - Elizabeth Bishop

"The art of losing isn't hard to master," Elizabeth Bishop wrote in her poem "One Art," universally considered one of her greatest. Journalist Katie Couric, media executives Sheryl Sandberg and Yang Lan, Singer/Songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter, and others discuss Bishop's masterpiece on losses, great and small.

Monday, June 22nd

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One Art - Elizabeth Bishop

"The art of losing isn't hard to master," Elizabeth Bishop wrote in her poem "One Art," universally considered one of her greatest. Journalist Katie Couric, media executives Sheryl Sandberg and Yang Lan, Singer/Songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter, and others discuss Bishop's masterpiece on losses, great and small.

Thursday, June 25th

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One Art - Elizabeth Bishop

"The art of losing isn't hard to master," Elizabeth Bishop wrote in her poem "One Art," universally considered one of her greatest. Journalist Katie Couric, media executives Sheryl Sandberg and Yang Lan, Singer/Songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter, and others discuss Bishop's masterpiece on losses, great and small.

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Runtime: 00:26:46
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One Art - Elizabeth Bishop

"The art of losing isn't hard to master," Elizabeth Bishop wrote in her poem "One Art," universally considered one of her greatest. Journalist Katie Couric, media executives Sheryl Sandberg and Yang Lan, Singer/Songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter, and others discuss Bishop's masterpiece on losses, great and small.

Saturday, June 27th

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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.

Monday, June 29th

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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.