Steve Bannon's Reach, Reflecting on Politics Through Poetry, What We Lose As We Go Digital

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President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Steve Bannon.

Filmmaker Michael Kirk joins us to discuss his latest PBS Frontline documentary “Bannon’s War.” Kirk profiles Trump's controversial advisor Steve Bannon. Bannon gained a following working with the alt-right website Brietbart, and developed over time a nationalist message that would propel Trump to the presidency. The film explores Bannon's ideology, his time working on the Trump campaign and his power struggles inside the White House. Poets Amit MajmudarCarol Muske-Dukes, and Andrea Cohen join us to discuss their new poetry collection, Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now. The book is a response to the 2016 election and our current political landscape. Majmudar, Ohio’s poet laureate and the son of immigrants, edited the collection. He also wrote the introduction. Musician and author Damon Krukowksi joins us to discuss his book, The New Analog: Listening and Reconnecting in a Digital World. He was a member of the indie band Galaxie 500 during the late 1980s. He draws on his experiences in audio production to explore the changes in our culture as we move from analog to digital.