Rita Dove: "Sonata Mulattica" (Norton)
Former U-S Poet Laureate Rita Dove is known for exploring history, race and culture. She discusses her latest collection of poetry which tells the true story of a forgotten biracial violinist who inspired Beethoven.
Former U.S. Poet Laureate, and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Humanities Medal. She is Commonwealth Professor of English at the University of Virginia.