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Joel Nelson

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NEA National Heritage Fellow

Joel Nelson talks about how he grew to love poetry and how he writes and recites poetry, as well as growing up on a ranch and his love of horses, among other subjects. [27:00]

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Ken Burns

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Documentary Filmmaker

Ken Burns talks about his most recent documentary series on the National Park system, as well as his approach to filmmaking and his attraction to iconic American subjects. [22:24]

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Everett McCorvey

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Founder/Musical Director, American Spiritual Ensemble

Operatic tenor Everett McCorvey talks about how he was drawn into the music, how he helped build the opera program at University of Kentucky, and the difference between spirituals and gospel, among other topics.  [26:17]

Mayors' Institute on City Design participant

John Hickenlooper discusses his efforts to use the arts to revitalize Denver and promote economic development and increased livability. [23:37]

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Duke Ellington

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Jazz Musician, Composer, Bandleader

A look at the Washington, DC roots of Duke Ellington and their impact on his development as a musician and composer.  [8:40]

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U Street NW

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Washington, DC

Josephine Reed talks with a collection of local experts about the history and revitalization of U Street, NW in Washington, DC. Once known as the "Black Broadway," U Street is again a vibrant cultural place in the city, as evidenced by Arena Stage's smash production of Sophisticated Ladies at the historic Lincoln Theatre. [25:57]

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