Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.
Guest Host: Lynn Neary
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- Jodie Bernstein director of Consumer Protection for the Federal Trade Commission
- Jack Valenti Jack Valenti has written and delivered countless speeches, and has honed his public speaking skills in the political and Hollywood arenas, first as a top aide to President Lyndon Johnson, and now as president of the Motion Picture Association of America.
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