U.S., Allies Hit 3 Syrian Sites Linked To Chemical Weapons Program

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ0PA1KnTBE Updated at 2:03 a.m. ET Saturday The U.S., Britain and France carried out airstrikes early Saturday against three sites in Syria in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack last week by President Bashar Assad's regime. "We are prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian regime stops its use of prohibited chemical agents," President Trump said in televised remarks from the White House. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Joint Chiefs...

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2 Young Adult Authors With VCFA Connections Up For National Book Award

Oct 18, 2017

When Rita Williams-Garcia read Ibi Zoboi's application to Vermont College of Fine Arts, she knew the writer was extremely talented. Williams-Garcia then served as Zoboi's faculty advisor at the school.

Now, Zoboi and Williams-Garcia each have a book nominated to the shortlist for the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. That's two of the final five!

We speak with the two authors about their young adult novels, their writing relationship at VCFA and afterwards, and what it takes to write for a young audience.

Broadcast live on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.