Jefferson Lecture

5:27 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Wendell Berry Stresses Relationship With the Land in National Lecture

Wendell Berry. By Photographer/original uploader: David Marshall/w:User:brtom1 [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons
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Kentucky poet and farmer Wendell Berry used a national address this week to remind Americans of their connection to the land. As the country’s 41st Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities, he spoke to an audience in D.C. about corporate greed and called on Americans to return to the land.

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