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2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet, William Butler Yeats, born June 13, 1865.

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet, William Butler Yeats, born June 13, 1865.
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San Francisco, California

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2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet, William Butler Yeats, born June 13, 1865.

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English


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Matthew Broderick and Colum McCann Celebrate W.B. Yeats at 150

6/9/2015
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Two time Tony winner Matthew Broderick and National Book Award-winning novelist Colum McCann celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth “Ireland’s national poet,” William Butler Yeats. (Leonard Lopate, WNYC, 6/4/2015)

Duration:00:23:00

'On Being Asked for a War Poem,' by William Butler Yeats

6/9/2015
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From Slate Magazine, Poetry Editor Robert Pinsky reads William Butler Yeats' "On Being Asked for a War Poem." (Slate Poetry Podcast, 10/8/2011)

Duration:00:02:00

Sing Whatever is Well Made

6/9/2015
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Reminiscences of the poet William Butler Yeats on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his death in 1939. (Documentary on One, RTE, 1/26/1989)

Duration:00:40:00