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Robert Pinsky

Robert Pinsky is the author of six books of poetry, four books of criticism, and two books of translation. His honors include a Pulitzer Prize nomination, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, an American Academy of Arts and Letters award, Poetry Magazine's Oscar Blumenthal prize, the William Carlos Williams Award, and a Guggenheim ... See full bio »

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The Living Century
The Living Century Miscellaneous Crew
Get Lamp
Get Lamp Himself
There Is a Bridge


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 2001-2003 The Living Century (TV Series documentary) (advisor - 4 episodes)
- Double Duty (2003) ... (advisor)
- 3 Voices (2003) ... (advisor)
- Three Miracles (2001) ... (advisor)
- A Teacher and Student for Life (2001) ... (advisor)
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 2007 There Is a Bridge (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
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 2013 Poets in Person (TV Series)
- Robert Pinsky (2013) ... Himself
 2007-2013 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
- Douglas Rushkoff (2013) ... Himself
- Robert Pinsky/Sean Penn (2007) ... Himself
 2010 Get Lamp (Documentary)
 2007 There Is a Bridge (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Host / Narrator
 2002 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- Little Girl in the Big Ten (2002) ... Himself (voice)
 2001 The Living Century (TV Series documentary)
 1999 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - US Poet Laureate (segment "Slam!")
- Suicide or Murder?/Not as Private as You Think/Slam! (1999) ... Himself - US Poet Laureate (segment "Slam!")
 1998 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 19 May 1998 (1998) ... Himself - Guest

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Personal Quote:

New Jersey may be the most American state. It has the most different things in it, urban and rural, and the most ethnicities, so you have a rich, cultural mix.


He graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1962 with a Bachelors degree. See more »

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