Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove talked about her career as a writer and why she believes the arts are important. Ms. Dove served as poet laureate from… read more

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove talked about her career as a writer and why she believes the arts are important. Ms. Dove served as poet laureate from 1993 to 1995. She is also recipient of numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Price and the National Medal of Arts.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Charlottesville, Virginia, from March 18-24 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 15, 2017 | 12:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 16, 2017 | 10:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 15, 2017 | 12:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 2017 | 10:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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