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Date of this Version

June 2003


Pla Mor Ballroom, Lincoln, Nebraska. Event sponsored by Friends of the University of Nebraska Press, June 13, 2003


A year before he was named U.S. Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser was honored by an event sponsored by the Friends of the University of Nebraska Press. These are remarks from that evening by Paul Royster, then director of the press. Included are introductions of speakers Suzanne Wise, Chuck Hassebrook, Charlie Tisdale, Laura Casari, Jonis Agee, and a telegram from Jim Harrison.