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Salman Rushdie once said that, "A poet's work is to name the unnamable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep." Since the events of September 11th many have turned to the wise words of poets for insight in the troubled world around them. This hour, one of the nation's foremost slam poets riffs on our post 9-11 nation.


Patricia Smith, prominent slam poet;
The Phil Pemberton Band

This program aired on January 18, 2002.

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