A face NewsHour viewers may remember from his many appearances on the program, poet critic Robert Pinsky served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 1997 to 2000. In this blog post, Pinsky reads a poem for the Fourth of July in 2001.
Former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky has written many books of and about poetry, including most recently, “Selected Poems.”
Much of former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky’s writing has focused on American life. Pinsky takes a look back at his career with NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown.
Much of former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky’s writing has focused on American life. He takes a look back at his career with Jeffrey Brown. Continue reading
American reactions to the news of Osama bin Laden’s death ranged from exuberance to quiet relief. Judy Woodruff discusses U.S. reactions with the Rev. Janet Vincent, who ministered to 9/11 rescuers and families; former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky and Lauren French, editor-in-chief of George Washington University’s student paper. Continue reading