In 1961, poet Robert Frost read his poem "The Gift Outright" at the inauguration of John Kennedy.
Bill Clinton reads his favorite poem: "Concord Hymn" by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky reads a poem marking the end of the 20th century.
In honor of the late Barbara Jordan, Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads a poem for his hero.
In honor of President's day, Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads excerpts from a poem written by President Lincoln.
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Joseph Brodsky emigrated to the United States after being expelled from his native Russia in 1972.
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