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.
As the U.S. prepares for an unconventional war against terrorism, Diane and her guests talk about conditions inside Afghanistan, the country’s recent history, its geography, the Taliban-controlled government and other realities that will affect U.S. security and military efforts there.
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- Pamela Constable Kabul and Islamabad Bureau Chief for "The Washington Post"
- Amb. Karl Inderfurth former assistant secretary of state for south Asian affairs; professor and graduate program director at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs
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