In Depth with Katha Pollitt

Katha Pollitt was interviewed about her life, her career, and her body of writings. She responded to telephone calls and electronic… read more

Katha Pollitt was interviewed about her life, her career, and her body of writings. She responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

Video clips were shown of her home in New York City where she talked about her writing habits, her work in progress, poetry, her library, and recommended reading.

Katha Pollitt is a poet, essayist, and columnist for The Nation. She has won two National Magazine Awards for essays and criticism, as well as a National Book Critics Circle Award for Antarctic Traveller, her first collection of poems. She has published four essay collections: Reasonable Creatures: Essays on Women and Feminism; Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture; Virginity or Death! And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time; and Learning to Drive and Other Life Stories. close

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In Depth with Katha Pollitt

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Call-In
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Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 6, 2008
Last Aired:
Jul 12, 2008

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  • Jul 06, 2008 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2008 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 12, 2008 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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