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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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