Film, Video Open a Book, Open the World: 2021 National Book Festival
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- Open a Book, Open the World: 2021 National Book Festival
- Watch the introduction to the 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival and its exciting lineup of authors, poets and writers in a one-hour special from PBS with hosts LeVar Burton and Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden. This program will offer a timely celebration of the power of books and discussions on some of the big topics of the day.
- Event Date
- September 12, 2021
- Running Time
- 55 minutes 35 seconds
- Online Format
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