NewsHour goes on the road with the Poet Laureate

BY News Desk  September 11, 2013 at 6:50 PM EST

PBS NewsHour kicks off a special poetry series with Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey. “Where Poetry Lives” features Trethewey and NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown. The pair will be on-location, reporting on issues that matter to Americans through the framework of poetry.

In the first segment, scheduled to air Thursday, Trethewey visits the New York Memory Center, a community-based nonprofit designed to help people experiencing memory disorders.