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Kevin Young intertwines personal, public history in 'Brown'

Clip: 07/03/2018 | 5m 46s

As a writer, editor and archivist, Kevin Young is a poet actively engaged with the world. In his new collection, "Brown," Young draws heavily on his boyhood in Topeka, Kansas, tying it in large and small ways to the wider world. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 07/03/18

Rating: NR

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