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330 Homer St.
Newton, MA
617.796.1360 http://www.newtonfreelibrary.net

January 2019

Katharine Lee Bates: Poet of ‘America the Beautiful’

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St.
Newton, MA
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Come to the Newton Free Library and join the discussion about poet Katharine Lee Bates on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at 7 PM – 8 PM. Most of us know the song, “America the Beautiful”. But people may not know that its author, Katharine Lee Bates, attended Newton High School. What inspired her to write the first version of her poem? and what was her final vision? Join us for a free talk with Melinda Ponder, author of "From Sea…

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