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Literary voices: Writers reflect on the word 'hope'

Jan 25, 2013
Four years ago, the word 'hope' became intertwined with Barack Obama's presidential campaign and his first days in office. This week, he had his second inauguration. Four writers explore the meaning of the word 'hope' in today's world.
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Literary voices: Why we need 'hope'

Jan 23, 2013
Author Margaret Atwood reflects on the word 'hope,' and its importance since Barack Obama's campaign message four years ago.
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Literary voices: Why 'hope' isn't always a good thing

Jan 22, 2013
Writer Jeffrey Eugenides on the notion of hope, four years after Barack Obama used it in his presidential campaign.
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Literary voices: 'Hope' is about second chances

Jan 17, 2013
It's been four years since Barack Obama used 'hope' in his presidential campaign message. Author and journalist Héctor Tobar talks about how he sees hope where he lives.
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Literary voices: What does 'Hope' mean now?

Jan 16, 2013
Poet Tracy K. Smith offers her perspective on Barack Obama's campaign message of hope four years later.
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