Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 239 , Segment 5
Episode: Angry America, Changing the Game, Emily Dickinson Lexicon
- Feb 24, 2016 10:00 pm
- 27:38 mins
Guest: Juan Felipe Herrera, US Poet Laureate The life story of the first Latino U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera is a classic American story—he grew up the son of itinerant migrant farm workers, but through hard work and timely scholarships, was able to earn degrees from UCLA and Stanford. Always a writer, artist and teacher, he began his term last fall as the 21st poet laureate of the United States.