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PBS NewsHour, Poet Tess Taylor On How Verse Can Provide Solace
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 2 mins
For many, it's a time of uncertainty and isolation. But in poet Tess Taylor's humble opinion, turning to verse can provide solace. Her recent book of poems is "Rift Zone," and the following essay is part of our arts and culture series, "CANVAS."
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 2 mins
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Famous Authors, Blake
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 39 mins
This film by Malcolm Hossick explores the life and work of William Blake. He was born the son of a hosier in the then respectable district of Soho in London. He had no formal education but was taught by his mother. He was a voracious reader and as a boy he drew constantly. He studied at an art school and learned t...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 39 mins
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Famous Authors, Donne
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 52 mins
John Donne was born into a fascinating and creative period of human history. He got the best education on offer in the England of Queen Elizabeth and hardly out of his teens he was recognised as a poet of astonishing ability. In a period when the pace was set by no less a mortal than Shakespeare Donne had a unique...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 52 mins
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Famous Authors, Hardy
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 36 mins
Thomas Hardy was born into the family of a practical country builder in mid 19th century England. He got a good education in the local town of Dorchester on the south coast and after beginning as an architect he soon developed into one of the most prolific and popuar novelists of his times. the film follows his nt...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 36 mins
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In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 1, The Early Years (1819–1855)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 1 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour 4 mins

Part One: The Early Years (1819–1855)

Walt Whitman rises from a hardscrabble boyhood in New York to write Leaves of Grass in 1855 that revolutionizes poetry. This episode explores the mystery of how a seemingly ordinary writer, with little education or training, could have created such a literature-altering master...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 1 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour 4 mins
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In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2, Becoming a Poet (1855-1864)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins

Part Two: Becoming a Poet (1855-1864)

The poet publishes Leaves of Grass, receives a fateful letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson, and moves to Washington to care for sick and injured Civil War soldiers. This episode brings to life such renowned poems as “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking,” “Crossing Brooklyn...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins
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In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3, The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour

Part Three: The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)

Whitman falls in love, explores war and assassination in his poetry, yet becomes disillusioned by the Gilded Age that ensues. He recovers from a debilitating stroke to live out his days in Camden NJ, where he continues to write poetry. This episode includes powerful...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour
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Kuwentuhan: Talkstory
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produced by Documentary Film Institute (San Francisco, CA: Documentary Film Institute, 2020), 10 mins
Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) documents the Collective Performance, at McRoskey Mattress Co., San Francisco, on Saturday April 23, 2016, that featured poets Arlene Biala, Javier O. Huerta, Urayoán Noel, Barbara Jane Reyes, Aimee Suzara, Lehua M. Taitano, and Angela Narciso Torres. Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) is a project of...
produced by Documentary Film Institute (San Francisco, CA: Documentary Film Institute, 2020), 10 mins
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Poetry in America with Elisa New, Season 2, Episode 7, This Is Just to Say
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directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Leah Reis-Dennis, fl. 2018 and Cathleen O'Connell, fl. 2012, in Poetry in America with Elisa New, Season 2, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 26 mins
In the second season of Poetry in America, guests join Elisa New to discuss the poems of Marilyn Chin, Elizabeth Bishop, Marianne Moore, Mark Doty, Yusef Komunyakaa, Stephen Sondheim, William Carlos Williams, and Walt Whitman. Join John Hodgman, Rafael Campo, Jane Hirshfield, a chorus of couples and host Elisa Ne...
directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Leah Reis-Dennis, fl. 2018 and Cathleen O'Connell, fl. 2012, in Poetry in America with Elisa New, Season 2, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 26 mins
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Poetry in America with Elisa New, Season 2, Episode 6, You and I Are Disappearing
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directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Leah Reis-Dennis, fl. 2018 and Cathleen O'Connell, fl. 2012, WGBH Boston, in Poetry in America with Elisa New, Season 2, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 26 mins
In the second season of Poetry in America, guests join Elisa New to discuss the poems of Marilyn Chin, Elizabeth Bishop, Marianne Moore, Mark Doty, Yusef Komunyakaa, Stephen Sondheim, William Carlos Williams, and Walt Whitman. Yusef Komunyakaa went to Vietnam as a journalist but came home a poet. John Kerry, Juli...
directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Leah Reis-Dennis, fl. 2018 and Cathleen O'Connell, fl. 2012, WGBH Boston, in Poetry in America with Elisa New, Season 2, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 26 mins
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