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"New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus

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This animation is part of our series, "There's a Poem for That," which features animated interpretations of poems both old and new that give language to some of life's biggest feelings. Check out the full series here: http://bit.ly/TEDEdTheresAPoemForThat

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Meet The Creators

  • Poet Emma Lazarus
  • Director Eoin Duffy
  • Narrator Susan Zimmerman
  • Music Sono Sanctus
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Fact-Checker Joseph Isaac
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For an analysis of this poem, watch this video: http://bit.ly/TEDEdColossusAnalysis

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About TED-Ed Animations

TED-Ed Animations feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators. Are you an educator or animator interested in creating a TED-Ed Animation? Nominate yourself here »

Meet The Creators

  • Poet Emma Lazarus
  • Director Eoin Duffy
  • Narrator Susan Zimmerman
  • Music Sono Sanctus
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Fact-Checker Joseph Isaac