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Robert Hayden: Essential American Poets


Archival recordings of the poet Robert Hayden, with an introduction to his life and work. Recorded 1968 and 1977, Library of Congress, Washington DC.

Presented by The Poetry Foundation, "Essential American Poets" is Donald Hall's selection of classic American poets reading from their work. These recordings are made available as the result of a collaboration between US and UK poet laureates Donald Hall and Andrew Motion.