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Etta King on Adrienne Rich Refusing the National Medal for the Arts

This Week in History: On July 3, 1997, Adrienne Rich turned down the National Medal for the Arts, creating a national uproar. Etta King discusses Rich's reasons for her principled stand.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Etta King on Adrienne Rich Refusing the National Medal for the Arts ." (Viewed on June 27, 2022) <https://jwa.org/media/etta-king-on-adrienne-rich-refusing-national-medal-for-arts>.

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