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In ‘Dear Vaccine,’ poems preserve our pandemic memories

Clip: 04/18/2022 | 6m 16s  | Video has closed captioning.

A new poetry anthology called “Dear Vaccine: Global Voices Speak to the Pandemic” illuminates how people around the world have experienced COVID-19. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Naomi Shihab Nye, an author, editor and current Young People’s Poet Laureate, to talk about shaping the book and the outpouring of interest from people who don’t necessarily identify as poets.

Aired: 04/18/22

Rating: NR

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