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What I Meant to Tell You: An American Poet's 'State of the Union' (2010)

The story of the American poet, Peter Kane Dufault - activist, WWII pilot, musician, boxer and 1968 Congressional candidate - as he struggles to come to terms with the US Government's assault on the Law of the Land and on the land itself.

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Through conversations with his son, two Poet Laureates and the actor Chris Noth, Peter Kane Dufault reveals how poetry can bridge the chasms that separate us from one another and from the larger environment and political landscape. His rich language is able to articulate the American nightmare and point to a path out of the predicament we are in. As he observes a colony of seals, or a hawk in a snow storm, he reminds us of the splendor and fragility of our world. Written by Michael Thomas

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4 June 2010 (USA)  »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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