Poet Yusef Komunyakaa and writer Jennifer Weiner know that honest work can reveal new truths. Segment 1: Yusef Komunyakaa: War and Peace. Poet Yusef Komunyakaa survived the Jim Crow South and later the Vietnam War. Over the years, he's kept his faith in the future. Segment 2: Jennifer Weiner: Mrs. Everything. Jennifer Weiner has channeled early unhappy episodes into character-driven novels that have sold millions.