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Londoners buying newspapers and reading about details of John F. Kennedy's assassination. Credit: Terrence Spencer/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images As part of our continuing coverage of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, PBS NewsHour…

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Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey visits the New York Memory Center, a community-based nonprofit designed to help people experiencing memory disorders. How does poetry play a role in Americans’ lives? That’s the question PBS NewsHour is exploring over the next…

Jennifer Michael Hecht is a poet, historian, philosopher and author. She is the author of several books of nonfiction including "Doubt: A History" and "The Happiness Myth." Her latest collection of poetry is titled "Who Said." She teaches at The…

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EmbedVideo('1491', '514', '320'); Poet Billy Collins reads "The Names," his tribute to the victims of 9/11 and their family members. This video was part of the NewsHour's coverage of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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