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Operation Homecoming

Poetry, Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20051109, 20041103

Operation Homecoming is a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts and American poets and writers, who have been working with soldiers returning from active duty to write the wartime experience.  This program features an interview with NEA Chairman Dana Gioia, as well as readings by former Connecticut Poet Laureate Marilyn Nelson, novelist Bobbie Ann Mason, and poets Louis Simpson and Richard Wilbur.

| Subject Matter: Wartime Experience, Veterans | Interview Year: 2004 | Genre: Poetry, Fiction |

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