The Poetry in America series airs on Saturday nights at 7:30pm on PBS World starting April 7.
This twelve-episode project featured several Kusiak Music composers, with contributions from P. Andrew Willis, Kenny Kusiak, and John Kusiak).
"The Poetry in America series is on TV at last! Twelve half hour episodes, each one digging deep into one poem in an entertaining and digestible way. There’s Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Pinsky, Gwendolyn Brooks, Nas and others. Studded with stars who talk movingly about poems they love –- Joe Biden, Shaquille O’Neal, Herbie Hancock, Regina Spektor, Bono, Cynthia Nixon, Bill Clinton, David Brooks, even John McCain!"
-- Peter Rhodes (series editor)