Federico Garcia Lorca's Poet in New York

Federico Garcia Lorca (on right) at Columbia University, 1929

Federico Garcia Lorca, one of Spain’s greatest poets and dramatists. The current festival Lorca in New York: A Celebration, focuses on the years 1929-1930, when Garcia Lorca was a student at Columbia University and when he wrote Poet in New York. Laura Garcia Lorca, Federico Garcia Lorca’s neice and president of the Federico Garcia Lorca Foundation in Spain, and Christopher Maurer, editor of a newly revised and translated edition of  Poet in New York, talk about Federico Garcia Lorca’s life and work.