Marcia Franklin talks with PBS NewsHour Chief Arts Correspondent Jeffrey Brown about his book of poetry, The News. The poems reflect some of Brown’s thoughts and emotions about his profession and the stories he covers. The two also discuss why he’s drawn to poetry. The interview was recorded at the annual Sun Valley Writers’ Conference in Idaho.
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Originally Aired: 12/4/2015
The interview is part of Dialogue’s series “Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference” and was taped at the 2015 conference. Since 1995, the conference has been bringing together some of the world’s most well-known and illuminating authors to discuss literature and life.