Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Eye To Eye: Inaugural Poet Elizabeth Alexander

Passed on to me yesterday by my mom. Thanks, Mom! Elizabeth Alexander was born in Harlem, New York, and grew up in Washington, D.C. For more information on poet Elizabeth Alexander visit her website at

Eye To Eye: Inaugural Poet

CBS News RAW: Poet Elizabeth Alexander talks about the significance of President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration and staying calm while preparing a poem to commemorate the day. Byron Pitts reports.

Poet Elizabeth Alexander will read a poem for the President-elect Barack Obama's historic inauguration. Byron Pitts reports on how Alexander's past has led her to this day.

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