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In the second season of Poetry in America, guests join Elisa New to discuss the poems of Marilyn Chin, Elizabeth Bishop, Marianne Moore, Mark Doty, Yusef Komunyakaa, Stephen Sondheim, William Carlos Williams, and Walt Whitman.

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In the second season of Poetry in America, guests join Elisa New to discuss the poems of Marilyn Chin, Elizabeth Bishop, Marianne Moore, Mark Doty, Yusef Komunyakaa, Stephen Sondheim, William Carlos Williams, and Walt Whitman.

    • EPISODE 1

    Urban Love Poem

    Explore San Francisco's history, from the Gold Rush and early Chinese immigration to the rise of Silicon Valley, through Marilyn Chin's poem of her San Francisco youth. Guests include Maxine Hong Kingston, Randy Komisar and local residents.

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    • 25 Minutes

    Explore San Francisco's history, from the Gold Rush and early Chinese immigration to the rise of Silicon Valley, through Marilyn Chin's poem of her San Francisco youth. Guests include Maxine Hong Kingston, Randy Komisar and local residents.

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    One Art

    Guests including Katie Couric, Sheryl Sandberg, Yang Lan, Mary Chapin Carpenter and others discuss Elizabeth Bishop’s masterpiece on losses, great and small.

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    • 25 Minutes

    Guests including Katie Couric, Sheryl Sandberg, Yang Lan, Mary Chapin Carpenter and others discuss Elizabeth Bishop’s masterpiece on losses, great and small.

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    The Fish

    An exploration of Marianne Moore’s great poem of marine life. Guests Al Gore, Jorie Graham, and scientists from Conservation International dive into her portrayal of the ocean’s always-changing history, and its future in a warming world.

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    • 25 Minutes

    An exploration of Marianne Moore’s great poem of marine life. Guests Al Gore, Jorie Graham, and scientists from Conservation International dive into her portrayal of the ocean’s always-changing history, and its future in a warming world.

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    This Your Home Now

    Elisa New talks with Mark Doty, Steven Pinker, Bill T. Jones, Simon Doonan and Jonathan Adler about “This Your Home Now,” where a visit to the barber shop sparks a meditation on love, the AIDS crisis, and the satisfactions of getting older.

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    • 25 Minutes

    Elisa New talks with Mark Doty, Steven Pinker, Bill T. Jones, Simon Doonan and Jonathan Adler about “This Your Home Now,” where a visit to the barber shop sparks a meditation on love, the AIDS crisis, and the satisfactions of getting older.

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Finishing the Hat

    Stephen Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer. Elisa New speaks with Broadway stage actors and Adam Gopnik to explore Sondheim’s singular ability to blend lyrics and music.

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    • 25 Minutes

    Stephen Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer. Elisa New speaks with Broadway stage actors and Adam Gopnik to explore Sondheim’s singular ability to blend lyrics and music.

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    You and I Are Disappearing

    Yusef Komunyakaa went to Vietnam as a journalist but came home a poet. John Kerry, Julie Taymor, Elliot Goldenthal, a chorus of veterans and Komunyakaa himself discuss the beauty and horror of war – and the challenge of making art of it.

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    • 25 Minutes

    Yusef Komunyakaa went to Vietnam as a journalist but came home a poet. John Kerry, Julie Taymor, Elliot Goldenthal, a chorus of veterans and Komunyakaa himself discuss the beauty and horror of war – and the challenge of making art of it.

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    This Is Just to Say

    Join John Hodgman, Rafael Campo, Jane Hirshfield, a chorus of couples and host Elisa New as they consider what may or may not lie beneath the surface of William Carlos Williams’s brief tribute to marital relations.

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    • 25 Minutes

    Join John Hodgman, Rafael Campo, Jane Hirshfield, a chorus of couples and host Elisa New as they consider what may or may not lie beneath the surface of William Carlos Williams’s brief tribute to marital relations.

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Whitman

    Join host Elisa New to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth. Guests Elena Kagan, Tony Kushner, Mark Doty, Marilyn Chin, and a group of National Student Poets discuss Whitman’s powerful and timeless work.

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    • 25 Minutes

    Join host Elisa New to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth. Guests Elena Kagan, Tony Kushner, Mark Doty, Marilyn Chin, and a group of National Student Poets discuss Whitman’s powerful and timeless work.

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    • 25 Minutes
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