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Walt Whitman Live!!

July 12, 2017

Walt Whitman Live!! In this one hour program, Walt Whitman, portrayed by Dr. Bill Koch, will highlight major poems from his collection Leaves of Grass, as he celebrates 2005 as the 150th anniversary of the publication of Leaves of Grass. In addition, Whitman will pay tribute to Abraham Lincoln, on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the Lincoln assassination, with a description of the nation’s obsequies, and recitations of the Gettysburg Address and “O Captain, My Captain.”

Funded project of Humanities Iowa. Humanities Iowa is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Time: 2:00 pm

Contact: Humanities Iowa E-mail: humanities-iowa@uiowa.edu
Grand Senior Campus
3801 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States
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