Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.
More than 800 American men died in the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, one of the worst naval disasters of World War II. Survivors spent four days and five nights adrift in the Pacific, fighting off shark attacks. Today many survivors believe the captain of that ship was wrongly court-martialed, and are trying to persuade Congress to make an official acknowledgment. A panel talks about what really happened to the U.S.S. Indianapolis.
- Charles McVay IV son of Captain Charles Butler McVay III
- Harlan Twible survivor of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
- Mike Monroney honorary member of the U.S.S. Indianapolis Survivors Organization
- Dan Kurzman Author
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