Phil Kaye is a Japanese-American poet and filmmaker and co-director of “Project Voice,” an organization that partners with schools to bring poetry into the classroom. He shares one of his poems, “Surplus,” for a brief but spectacular take on his…
By Steve Goldbloom
Poet Heather Jacobsen can't forget how a hurricane shattered her neighborhood. Those indelible memories appear in her work "City Turned to Inland Lake."…
By Lora Strum
Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from the start in 1969. In addition to Big Bird, the 84-year-old was also Oscar the Grouch.
By Associated Press
On South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, a substantial number of Native households earn income by creating and selling art. But many of these residents lack access to the transportation and financing that would enable them to market and grow their…
By Jeffrey Brown, Mike Fritz
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Burns won the prestigious honor Tuesday for her vibrant, violent story about men, women, conflict and power set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence.
When it came to involving the nascent republic in military conflict, one of the founding fathers’ biggest fears was that American presidents would be reckless and aggressive to suit their own agendas. Judy Woodruff sits down with presidential historian Michael…
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
"President Trump has First Amendment rights and is free to criticize the press vehemently, but he is not free to use the power and authority of the United States government to punish and stifle it," the complaint reads.
By Jeffrey Brown
The film “22 July” is a dramatization of the 2011 massacre at a Norwegian summer camp. A right-wing fanatic killed 77 people. Jeffrey Brown talks with British director Paul Greengrass about the film, the country’s reaction to the massacre and…
By Elizabeth Flock
"Every wolf’s life is an adventure story; what made O-Six’s unique is that people were around to witness it," says "American Wolf" author Nate Blakeslee.
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