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Ann Patchett lets readers into personal life in new essays


For author Ann Patchett, writing fiction is hard but non-fiction is easy. In a new collection of essays, "This is the Story of a Happy Marriage," Patchett reveals her personal side and reviews her education as a writer. Jeffrey Brown talks to Patchett about the themes she covers, from writing advice to relationships.

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State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.


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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.


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