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Celebrating Willa Cather

The Omaha Public Library celebrates Willa Cather’s 150th birthday with multiple events including local authors reading selections of Cather's works, a discussion of her letters through the years with Andrew Jewell, and a conversation with literary historian and biographer Melissa Homestead. Also, Holly Pelesky joins us to tell us about the book You Can Make This Place Beautiful by Maggie Smith.

David started in broadcasting at his hometown radio station in Holdrege, Nebraska while still in high school. He went on to earn journalism and law degrees from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and has worked for a number of radio and television stations around the United States. He is a big advocate for community media and loves being a part of the local fabric of NPR. He also has a cat.