The Power of the Word

This series welcomes viewers into the experience of poetry, helping them to discover that words retain the power to name things honestly, to touch the human spirit and to enrich life. Bill Moyers introduces the audience to the world of poetry, well aware that many consider the subject irrelevant to their lives. Featured in the series are poets James Autry, Robert Bly, Lucille Clifton, Joy Harjo, Garrett Kauro Hongo, Galway Kinnell, and many more. (1989)