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Ted Kooser

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20060405, 20050420

The current U.S. Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser, makes a special appearance in honor of National Poetry Month. Kooser describes the journey from insurance executive in Nebraska to being tapped in 2004 as the first U.S. Poet Laureate from the Great Plains. He'll also talk about his long-standing friendship with Jim Harrison, with whom he wrote the collection Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry. He will read from his newest books, Delights and Shadows and The Poetry Home Repair Manual

| Subject Matter: Great Plains, Jim Harrison | Interview Year: 2005 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize |

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