Poet Amanda Gorman On Art In Times Of Darkness; Iowa Voters

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In the midst of the pandemic and calls for racial justice, many artists are using their energies to help advocate for transformative change. Amanda Gorman, the nation's first Youth Poet Laureate, is among them. We speak with her about poetry as a tool for activism. And, Iowa remains one of the most hotly contested states this election after easily going for President Trump in 2016. Fans at a recent high school football game in Clinton County help illustrate this divide. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Oct. 15, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on October 15, 2020.


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