No Poetry at the White House The White House apparently has cancelled a poetry symposium after a number of American poets threatened to turn the event into an anti-war protest. The Feb. 12 symposium on Poetry and the American Voice was one of a number of literary gatherings organized by First Lady Laura Bush. NPR's Don Gonyea reports.
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The White House apparently has cancelled a poetry symposium after a number of American poets threatened to turn the event into an anti-war protest. The Feb. 12 symposium on Poetry and the American Voice was one of a number of literary gatherings organized by First Lady Laura Bush. NPR's Don Gonyea reports.