Robert Pinsky

Robert Pinsky

Robert Pinsky is an American poet, essayist, literary critic, and translator. From 1997 – 2000, he served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Robert Pinsky has 11 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Forum as a Poet Laureate for the United States. The year with the most videos was 1999 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 6,684 views per program. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (3), Hillary Clinton (2). Most common tags: Arts & Literature, Philosophy, Culture.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2011 - Present Poet Videos: 1


Poet Laureate, United States c. October 27, 1997 - c. January 1, 1998 Videos: 10

Recent Appearances

  • United Flight 93 National Memorial Dedication Ceremony

    United Flight 93 National Memorial Dedication Ceremony

    Vice President Joe Biden, former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, and other government officials praised the…

  • 2008 National Book Awards Ceremony

    2008 National Book Awards Ceremony

    The National Book Foundation presented the 59th Annual National Book Awards for best book in each of the categories of fiction,…

  • Poetry


    Robert Pinsky, the former U.S. Poet Laureate, talked about the work of two major 20th century poets, Robert Frost and William Carlos…

  • Emerson and the Examined Life

    Emerson and the Examined Life

    May 25, 2003 marked the bicentennial of the birth of Ralph Waldo Emerson. To celebrate the event, the Philosophy Foundation brought…

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