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Discovering William Stafford

William Stafford was a poet, a lifelong pacifist, and National Book Award winner. He was a conscientious objector during WWII, and taught at Lewis & Clark College for decades. Through archival stills, and readings by Garrison Keillor, Paulann Petersen, Kim Stafford and Stafford himself, get to know the art, life and legacy of Oregon’s beloved poet laureate on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Stafford events statewide
Events for the Centennial
Celebrating the centennial of William Stafford
Archive of poems, readings, photographs, etc.
TTTD Productions, Stafford video

Turiya Autry
Chris Haberman
Garrison Keillor
Storm Large
Allen Nause
Farnell Newton
Paulann Petersen
Alex Reisfar
Kim Stafford
Primus St. John
Mary Szybist
Paula Sinclair
Pauls Toutonghi
Willy Vlautin
Barbara Stafford Wilson
MOsley WOtta

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Most Recent Broadcast: January 16, 2014