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Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor at an arts festival in 2008. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/chidianthonyopara/2985853899/">Chidi Anthony Opara</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor at an arts festival in 2008. Photo: Chidi Anthony Opara, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

The Eight O'clock Hour, 9/23/13

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One of the people killed in the recent attack on a shopping mall in Kenya is the poet Kofi Awoonor, who once taught creative writing at Stony Brook University. Brian Mann reports on the aftermath of a massive tanker train's derailment in Quebec in July. At an approaching hearing on government corruption, reform groups say they will call for scrutiny of some of Governor Cuomo's campaign contributions. Meanwhile, NY legislators who are also attorneys will not disclose their private clients. Also, Natasha Haverty and David Sommerstein report on the first ever Farm Aid in Upstate New York. And CCE's Amy Ivy has some suggestions for dealing with frost.

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