Poetry in America: Robert Hayden

Poetry in America: Robert Hayden

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 9:00pm - 9:30pm

See a different side of President-elect Biden, as he talks about the work of Robert Hayden.

In this half hour of Poetry in America, you'll hear  Black American poet Robert Hayden's sonnet "Those Winter Sundays," while President-elect Joe Biden, poet Elizabeth Alexander, psychologist Angela Duckworth, and a chorus of working fathers and sons join host Elisa New to reflect on Hayden's moving work. Poetry in America: Robert Hayden airs Monday, January 11 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD.

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