Al Letson

Creator of State of the Re:Union


Al Letson appears in the following:

A Manifesto On Diversity In Public Media

Monday, June 01, 2015

Editor's note: Over the past few months, there's been a lot of much-needed discussion about the "whiteness" of public radio voices. Poet and radio host Al Letson weighed in last week with an unusual and powerful essay over at Transom. They've graciously shared Letson's essay with Code ...


This Is America, As It Is

Sunday, December 07, 2014

At 14 or 15 years old, I was with my father when he got pulled over by a police officer. The cop, much younger than him, spoke to my dad like he was trash — I swear the cop called him boy — but my father was cool. He said ...

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National Poetry Month Kick Off

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

In honor of National Poetry Month, we will be speaking with different poets throughout the month of April. For the first installment, Al Letson, spoken word poet, playwright and host of NPR & PRX's State of the Re:Union, joins us to discuss his work. 

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Exploring Brooklyn Community

Friday, April 30, 2010

Show creator and host Al Letson looks at Brooklyn's evolution and the conflict over the Atlantic Yards development in the first episode of the second season of State of the Re:Union.

State of the Re:Union airs every weekend in May on WNYC. Find out more ...

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