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PBS NewsHour, Summer Reading Lists For Young People At A Time Of Crisis
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
Amid dual national crises of a pandemic and outrage over racism and police brutality, books provide opportunities both to learn more and to find distraction from reality. Jeffrey Brown talks to writer Jason Reynolds, the Library of Congress’ ambassador for young people’s literature, about summer reading lists...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Tayari Jones Answers Your Questions About ‘The Street’
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 14 mins
Author Tayari Jones wrote the introduction to a new edition of Ann Petry's 1946 novel "The Street," our May pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This. Jones joins Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about the "The Street," and Jeff announces the June book selection.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 14 mins
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How Glory Edim's Online Book Club Provides Community For ‘Invisible’ Black Women
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
Glory Edim is the founder of Well-Read Black Girl, a book club that has transformed into an online community and literary festival, all celebrating voices that otherwise might not be heard. She talks with Jeffrey Brown about her original goal of making new friends, seeing herself in literature and creating communi...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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Poet Willie Perdomo on the value of writing letters in a digital world
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 3 mins
Texting and emailing have revolutionized the way we communicate, enabling us to be more efficient and stay in touch more easily. But they have also altered the dynamics of some of our most important relationships. Within this new digital communication landscape, what have we lost? Poet Willie Perdomo, author of "T...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 3 mins
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Why this poet says there is no 'single story spun on a single tongue'
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 2 mins
Erica Dawson, a professor and writer, said she was surprised while on book tour recently to be faced with the same question over and over again, about speaking for “the black experience.” Black poets never went away. We don’t only deserve the stage in tumultuous times. We aren’t just rage, says Dawson, who...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 2 mins
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 1, Launch
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Katherine Linton, fl. 1999 and Kate Chumley, fl. 2010, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
The country’s 100 favorite novels are announced in this celebration of reading hosted by Meredith Vieira, as celebrities, authors, and book lovers reveal the novels that have most affected their lives.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Katherine Linton, fl. 1999 and Kate Chumley, fl. 2010, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 2, Fall Kick-off
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Kate Chumley, fl. 2010 and Katherine Linton, fl. 1999, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 secs
Meredith Viera returns as The Great American Read hits high gear. After a summer of reading and voting for your favorite novels, see which books celebrities, authors, and other readers across the country are rooting for.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Kate Chumley, fl. 2010 and Katherine Linton, fl. 1999, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 secs
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 3, Who Am I?
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Justine Simonson, fl. 2010, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 8 secs
How do America’s favorite novels about personal journeys help us understand our own identities?
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Justine Simonson, fl. 2010, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 8 secs
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 4, Heroes
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Michelle Smawley, fl. 2001, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
We highlight books on America’s list that feature heroic characters and explore why we love them.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Michelle Smawley, fl. 2001, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 5, Villains & Monsters
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Siobhan Lockhart, fl. 2016, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
We explore the lessons from novels featuring America’s favorite villains, monsters, and evil forces.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Siobhan Lockhart, fl. 2016, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
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