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A teacher’s Brief But Spectacular take on spoken word poetry

Clip: 02/23/2022 | 4m 6s  | Video has closed captioning.

Peter Kahn has taught English and spoken word poetry to thousands of students at Chicago's Oak Park and River Forest High School since 1994. In collaboration with his current and former students, Kahn is releasing the anthology, "Respect the Mic: Celebrating 20 Years of Poetry from a Chicagoland High School." He gives a Brief But Spectacular take on how spoken word poetry amplifies student voice.

Aired: 02/23/22

Rating: NR

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