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The Inspiration | Emilio Estevez

Actor, writer and director Emilio Estevez talks about his inspiration for making 'The Public,' a film dramatizing as a peaceful sit-in by the homeless inside a public library that escalates into a standoff with the police and attracts attention from the media.

The Inspiration | Emilio Estevez

1m 52s

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    Author Talk with Cheryl Wills

    S2024 E3 - 42m 18s

    Join us as Cheryl reflects on her inspiration and motivation behind this stunning portrayal of these legendary women, with powerful accounts of their resilience and strength in their words. We’ll explore the books’ gorgeous photographs of these dynamic women, which capture their importance and prominence, and hear more about the stories behind these icons of the gospel.

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    Author Talk with Ben Goldfarb

    S2023 E20 - 54m 32s

    PBS Books talks with Award-winning Journalist and Author Ben Goldfarb to discuss his latest book "CROSSING: How Road Ecology is Shaping the Future of Our Planet" and his Award-winning book "Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter". This program is offered in conjunction with the new PBS initiative to explore the environmental and climate impacts on the country and planet.

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    Filmmaker Talk with Jennifer Johns and Arigon Starr

    S2023 E19 - 51m 45s

    Sit down with Indigenous filmmaker Jennifer Johns, series producer of “Native America“, and Arigon Starr, featured musician, writer and artist from the film. This PBS Books Filmmaker Talk highlights the conversations behind the stories in the film and walks through the thoughtful way the filmmakers collaborated with voices of the Native American communities to share these undertold stories.

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