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Episode #2409 - Political Poetry
Our guests discuss what makes a poem political, why both outside agitators and political insiders turn to poetry to express their views, persuade the public, build solidarity, challenge the status quo and educate people about current affairs.
Original Airdate: December 17, 2021

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    Benjamin Balthaser, De’ Bryant, Jenario D. Morgan More Information
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    Guests

    1. Benjamin BalthaserAssociate Professor of EnglishIUSB
    2. De’ BryantProfessor of PsychologyIUSB
    3. Jenario D. MorganThe Black Catholic Poet