Maya Angelou

December 1992
U.S. News & World Report;12/14/92, Vol. 113 Issue 23, p22
Reports that last week, writer Maya Angelou, 64, got a call asking that she compose and read a poem at the swearing-in ceremony of fellow Arkansan, United States President-elect Bill Clinton. It is the first time in 32 years, since John F. Kennedy invited Robert Frost, that a poet has been asked to participate in an inauguration. Her sad past; Comment from Angelou.


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