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|Named Person:||Robert Pinsky; Amiri Baraka|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bill D Moyers; Robert Pinsky; Amiri Baraka
|Notes:||Originally broadcast as a segment of: Sounds of poetry.
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|Event notes:||Recorded at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, Waterloo Village, New Jersey in 1998.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (27 min., 27 min.): sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Series Title:||Sounds of poetry with Bill Moyers, v. 1.|
|Other Titles:||Amiri Baraka.
Sounds of poetry with Bill Moyers.
Artist/activist Amiri Baraka has managed to alter not merely the face of African-American writing, but its very sound and substance as well: among the first to promote Africanized English, he also introduced an element of jazz into poetry. In this program, Bill Moyers and Mr. Baraka discuss topics centering on the black experience in America.