3: Poultry Slam 1995
A poultry-themed poem by Luis Rodriguez. (4 minutes)
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Act Three: If These Dogs Could Talk
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Act Two: Oh What A Hangled Web We Weave
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Act Two: Snail in the Coffin
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A group of inmates at a high-security prison stage a production of the last act of Hamlet.
Civil War reenactments, wax museums, simulated coal mines, fake ethnic restaurants, an ersatz Medieval castle, and other re-created worlds that thrive all across America.