Richard Blanco Reads ‘One Day’ at President Obama’s Inauguration

BY Tom LeGro  January 22, 2013 at 8:27 AM EST

Jeffrey Brown talks with Richard Blanco, the poet chosen to read at President Obama’s second swearing-in, about what it means to be a part of the festivities. Blanco, a Spanish born Cuban-American, is the first Latino, openly gay, as well as the youngest poet to ever at a presidential inauguration.


Transcript: Inauguration Poet Richard Blanco Hopes to Offer Words of Unity, Belonging

Extended Interview and Reading with Richard Blanco:


Richard Blacno reads “One Day” at President Obama’s inauguration:

Read the poem here.

Richard Blanco

BY Tom LeGro  January 22, 2013 at 8:27 AM EST

Jeffrey Brown talks with Richard Blanco, the poet chosen to read at President Obama’s second swearing-in, about what it means to be a part of the festivities. Blanco, a Spanish born Cuban-American, is the first Latino, openly gay, as well as the youngest poet to ever at a presidential inauguration.


Transcript: Inauguration Poet Richard Blanco Hopes to Offer Words of Unity, Belonging

Extended Interview and Reading with Richard Blanco:


Richard Blacno reads “One Day” at President Obama’s inauguration:

Read the poem here.