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Library of Congress National Book Festival
Special Live Stream right here on WQED.org/community!
Saturday, September 5, 2015
12-6pm ET

The National Book Festival will be held Saturday, September 5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC. Live stream coverage of the event will air from 12 noon until 6 p.m. ET, with interviews tentatively scheduled with authors Kate DiCamillo, Jon Scieszka, David McCollough, Tom Brokaw, Louise Erdrich, Kwame Alexander, Marilynne Robinson, David Mariniss, and many more, as well as segments showcasing the energy of the Book Festival floor.

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Outside My Window

Outside My Window: a Bird Watcher's View of the World

with Kate St. John

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Some birds on other continents resemble our familiar backyard species. Even if you don't know their names you can make a good guess. For instance the black birds above look a lot like crows. Indeed they are corvids though they're not in t... more

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Next Avenue

America is in the midst of an age boom and with it, an amazing transition. In general, those of us over the age of 50 are expected to live longer than any previous generation.

Enter Next Avenue. We're a group of public television people and journalists who, for the most part, are experiencing the very same things you are. Like you, we see both challenges and opportunities and we recognize that what we could all use right about now is an abundance of reliable information that can help us figure out what's, well, next.

So we aim to deliver that—in a way that's both smart and accessible.

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