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New Years: Forward

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Catalog Number: 20031224, 20021225, 20011226, 20001227, 19981223, 19971229

A look forward and back as we celebrate beginnings and endings with this show featuring poetry by Martín Espada, Anne Waldman, and several Kansas City poets, including Michelle Boisseau, Phil Miller, Susan Whitmore, and the late Sharat Chandra. They read from their works about their hopes, resolutions, and new beginnings.

| Subject Matter: Holiday, New Year | Interview Year: 1998 | Genre: Poetry |

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