Joy Harjo Documentary ~ Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear
We do not have licensing rights to share the documentary about Joy Harjo online, but you can listen to an excerpt here:
The audio in our Main Street podcast will begin with our segment with Governor Beshear of Kentucky.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Spirit Room will be holding a Big Read event around US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo and her book American Sunrise. We take the occasion of that announcement to share a special production about Joy Harjo that comes to us from PRX and the “Writing the Southwest” project. ~~~ With the Delta Covid infections currently surging in North Dakota, hospitalizations and deaths are expected to peak in the coming weeks. Meanwhile masking in schools has been a much-debated topic. Today, in an excerpt from the Conversations on Health Care podcast, we hear from a state that is already experiencing that peak. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear comments on the dire situation in his state.