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Nightline: Poetry in America #647301

ABC Special for Thursday, Jun 18, 1992

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  • Poetry readings by former Sen. Eugene McCarthy, Lucille Clifton, D.C. Scorpio, Whaley Smith, Roland Flint, Anthony Henct, and Ted Koppel (ABC).
  • Taped segment with Dave Marash (ABC), Bob Holman and Miguel Algarin of the Nuyorican Poets' Cafe, poet Joseph Brodsky, Leon Wieseltier of "The New Republic", Jane Friedman of Knopf Books, poet Richard Wilbur, poet Mark Strand, poet and playwright Ntozake Shange, writer Roy Blount, and unidentified others.

  • Reporter(s):
    Koppel, Ted (ABC);
    Marash, Dave (ABC)
    Duration:
    00:29:00

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