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Remembering acclaimed poet John Ashbery

Clip: 09/04/2017 | 5m 10s Video has closed captioning.

Considered one of the country’s most influential poets, John Ashbery died Sunday at the age of 90. He was a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Jeffrey Brown revisits his conversation with Ashbery from 2007, where he spoke about his poetry and his journey from being unknown to one of the great poets of our era.

Aired: 09/04/17

Rating: NR

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