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Richard Blanco: Blaney Lecture

Recorded at Poets Forum 2014 in New York City, the Blaney Lecture is an annual lecture series that was created in memory of former Academy of American Poets Board Member Dorothy Gulbenkian Blaney. In this video, Richard Blanco, the 2013 inaugural poet of the U.S., discusses his role as the inaugural poet and his efforts to bring poetry to wider audience.