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Idaho Humanities Council Brings Cuban-American Poet Richard Blanco To Boise

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The National Endowment for the Humanities was founded in 1965 by Congress. There are 56 humanities councils around the country, including here in Idaho. We talk with Idaho Humanities Council Executive Director David Pettyjohn about their public event with 2013 inaugural poet Richard Blanco Sept. 19.


Disclosure: the Idaho Humanities Council is a sponsor of Boise State Public Radio. 

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Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!