Poetry in America

Urban Love Poem, by Marilyn Chin

04/04/2020 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

The episode explores San Francisco's history from the Gold Rush and early Chinese immigration to the rise of Silicon Valley, through Marilyn Chin's "Urban Love Poem". In this series opener, host Elisa New brings together acclaimed memoirist Maxine Hong Kingston, tech investor Randy Komisar, and four Bay Area residents on a rooftop in Chinatown to discuss the love of a great city.

Aired: 04/04/20

Expired: 05/09/20

Rating: TV-PG

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