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NORMAN CORWIN, POET LAUREATE OF RADIO, DEAD AT 101

October 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Norman Corwin, often described as radio’s unofficial poet laureate for his moving, semi-documentary dramas, died Tuesday in Los Angeles at age 101. A close friend of Chicago poet Carl Sandburg, his writings seemed in tune with Sandburg’s free verse. On VE day, May 8, 1945, CBS broadcast his On a Note of Triumph, which began […]