Archive for April, 2014
 

 
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Is the Web Browser the New Art Gallery?

For the past 200 years, the gallery has been the home of new and cutting-edge art, a place where the art community can come together and share new ideas. But in this episode, we ask: is the web browser replacing the gallery as ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Is Soul Food a Sacrament or a Sin? Next Season on Independent Lens

To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul? Find out in Soul Food Junkies coming next ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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House Committee Votes to Charge Attorney General with Contempt

The House Oversight Committee passed judgment Wednesday on Attorney General Eric Holder, voting along party lines to recommend he be held in contempt by the full House when lawmakers consider the matter on the floor next week. ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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What’s at Stake for Seniors as Supreme Court Weighs Health Reform?

If the Supreme Court strikes down the health law, 49 million Medicare beneficiaries could lose a variety of benefits that have already kicked in. They include: Prescription savings: Beneficiaries get discounts of 50 percent on...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Student Loans Are Threatening Older Americans’ Ability to Retire

Former California state government worker Thomas Villalobos, 66, who is currently unemployed, never thought he’d be nearing retirement and still paying off his student loan. But that’s exactly what has happened to him. Vill...
by Michael Cadenhead