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Inauguration Poet Richard Blanco Hopes to Give Poem of Unity

Clip: 01/18/2013 | 6m 43s

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.

Aired: 01/18/13

Rating: NR

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