Edited by Graydon Carter and David Friend. Text by Christopher Hitchens. Afterword by Dominick Dunne. Published by Viking Studio, 2000. First edition, first printing. Hardcover, embossed cloth. Quarto. Well illustrated. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, some fading to edges.
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President Joe Biden is only the fourth president in American history to have a poet read at their inauguration. Before you tune in to Collection Connections next Thursday, take a moment to read every presidential inauguration poem ever performed. https://bit.ly/3o1HQNi
Only four presidents, John F. Kennedy in 1961, Bill Clinton in 1993 and 1997, Barack Obama in 2009 and 2013, and Joe Biden in 2021, had or will have poets read at their inaugurations.
Read more about inaugural poems: https://poets.org/inaugural-poems-history
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