June 7, 2012
New Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey 'Explores the Human Struggles We All Face'
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey was named the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, the Library of Congress announced Thursday -- noting her ability to "dig beneath the surface of history." The NewsHour first profiled her in 2006 for her third book of poems, "Native Guard." Jeffrey Brown reports.
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