Jeffrey Brown is best known for being an arts correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, for which he has interviewed cultural luminaries like poet W.S. Merwin and fashion photographer Richard Avedon. Brown is also a poet. In his debut collection, "The News," he recalls the people he's encountered in his work, from prison inmates to survivors of Haiti's 2010 earthquake. We'll talk about his poetry and get his thoughts on the news business today.
NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown Reflects on 'The News' in Debut Book of Poetry
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Jeffrey Brown, NewsHour chief arts correspondent; author of "The News"