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Group, The; Poetry Slam


8/6/92 Poetry Slam

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Group, The
Poetry Slam
Series Description

Nightly public affairs roundtable featuring rotating group of Boston area residents discussing topics drawn from the news. Each program will open with a short produced piece introducing the topic, then join the discussion in progress. No host, panelists are drawn from group of 30-40 people from all walks of life in the Boston community.

SERIES PREMIERED NOV 1991; DISCONTINUED AS OF JAN 1996 Series release date: 11/1991

Program Description

Panelists: Patricia Smith, author, Close to Death; Michael Brown, teacher and writer; Michael Franco, poet; Peter Davison, poet and editor; Erica Funkhouser, writer.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Group, The; Poetry Slam,” 08/06/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9D1ABC3C548649E8A3AA2AF6DC8EB861.
MLA: “Group, The; Poetry Slam.” 08/06/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9D1ABC3C548649E8A3AA2AF6DC8EB861>.
APA: Group, The; Poetry Slam. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9D1ABC3C548649E8A3AA2AF6DC8EB861
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