TITLE: Inspiring Stories from River of Words
SPEAKER: Pamela Michael, El' Jay Johnson, Kevin Maher
EVENT DATE: 05/10/2011
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 48 minutes
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Two of the winners in 2000 from the River of Words environmental poetry and art contest return to the Library of Congress in a special program in which they discuss how the contest changed their lives.
Speaker Biography: Pamela Michael is the program director of the River of Words environmental poetry and art contest.
Speaker Biography: In 2000, El' Jay Johnson of Washington, D.C., at age 8 won the River of Words Anacostia Watershed Prize in the River of Words competition.
Speaker Biography: In 2000, Kevin Maher of Lafayette, La., at age 12 won the National Poetry Grand Prize in the River of Words competition.