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News

Irreverent and unapologetic comedian Joan Rivers dies at 81

Posted  September 4, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

BY COLLEEN SHALBY September 4, 2014 at 3:22 PM EDT on PBS NewsHour Comedian and television star Joan Rivers, known for her no-holds-barred approach to comedy, has died, her family said in a statement. She was 81. Joan Rivers began a career in stand-up comedy in the 1950s, a time when females were exceedingly rare in […]

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Education

The PBS KIDS Writers Contest Ceremony Winners and Highlights

Posted  June 24, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

WHUT hosted the PBS KIDS Writers Contest Ceremony at our studios on Saturday, May 31st.  More than 80 children, parents, teachers, parents, principal and community members attended the event. Congratulations to all the students that participated, your stories were inspiring. WHUT’s 2014 PBS Kids Writers Contest Winners: Kindergarten: 1st – Anthony Samuel 2nd  – Zumaya […]

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Politics

New Poll Reveals Stakes for Wednesday’s Debate

Posted  October 1, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Heading into Wednesday night’s debate, President Obama holds a narrow lead over Mitt Romney nationally and a more sizeable advantage in the battleground states that will ultimately decided the November election. According to the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll, the president is running ahead of his GOP rival, 49 percent to 47 percent, among likely […]

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What’s behind Obama’s campaign to limit bulk data collection by the NSA

Posted  March 26, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

President Obama announced that he wants Congress to stop the National Security Agency from gathering bulk phone records and holding them for five years. What’s at stake in the president’s push to limit the scope of U.S. surveillance? Gwen Ifill talks to Kate Martin of the Center for National Security Studies and Gary Schmitt of […]

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