Poetry in America

Musée des Beaux Arts by W.H. Auden

04/19/2018 | 25m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

How are ordinary people to regard, and respond to, suffering they have not caused? Ponder W.H. Auden’s World War II era reflections on suffering in “Musée des Beaux Arts" with Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, with journalist and ethicist David Brooks, and with poet, professor, and painter Peter Sacks.

Aired: 04/19/18

Expired: 05/25/18

Rating: NR

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Major support provided by the Dalio Foundation. Additional support provided by the Poetry Foundation, Nancy Zimmerman, Deborah Hayes-Stone, and Max Stone. Distributed nationally by American Public Television.