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Shows featuring Adrienne Rich

  • 2012 Culture and Resistance with Alice Walker, Randy Weston, Walter Mosley, Gore Vidal and More 2012-dn_culture
    Today we look at the nexus of politics and art, airing highlights of our cultural coverage from the past year featuring Alice Walker, Walter Mosley, Tony Kushner, Randy Weston, Steve Earle, Randall Robinson, Toshi Reagon, Tom Morello and others. We pay tribute to the late Adrienne Rich, Gore Vidal and Whitney Houston and mark...
    January 01, 2013 | Story
  • Poet Adrienne Rich Refuses to Accept National Medal for the Arts
    Adrienne Rich, one of the most distinguished poets living and working in the United States, refused the 1997 National Medal for the Arts to protest the growing concentration of power in fewer and fewer hands. Rich informed the Clinton administration of her decision in a July 3 letter to Jane Alexander, the chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts, which administers the awards. The...
    July 16, 1997 | Story