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.
Extended Interview and Reading with Richard Blanco:
Richard Blacno reads “One Day” at President Obama’s inauguration:
Read the poem here.