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Three New Looks on the National Mall

Posted  June 14, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

The National Mall here in Washington, D.C., is indeed a national treasure, but it’s one that is in some disrepair. The Trust for the National Mall has just held a competition to design three new sections in oft-neglected areas on the Mall. The winners were announced Thursday (May 3 2012). I spoke to Caroline Cunningham, president of […]

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Great Broadway Moments

Sun 8/2, 9pm – Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show

Posted  July 31, 2015  by  WHUT Howard University Television

From the late 1940s through early 1950s, The Ed Sullivan Show, based in the heart of New York’s theatre district, presented special performances with original cast members from the most beloved stage musicals of Broadway’s golden age. Not seen for decades since their original broadcasts, these rare selections include legends Ethel Merman, Joel Grey, Julie […]

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Books to Read Before Kids Start School

Posted  August 19, 2013  by  WHUT Howard University Television

By Danielle Steinberg Anxious, excited, curious, frightened… kids can experience a rush of emotions as they prepare for their first days of school. Whether they’re starting day care, preschool, kindergarten or a different school in a new town, calm your young child’s classroom jitters by reading these books together.       1. Little School […]

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In Memory of Ruby Dee – Actress, Playwrighter, Screenwriter, Journalist and Activist

Posted  June 12, 2014  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) Civil rights activist and actress Ruby Dee has died at age 91, Dee’s daughter Nora Davis Day confirmed Thursday. Day said her mother passed away Wednesday night at home in New Rochelle, New York. Dee acted on the Broadway stage and the silver screen. In 1961, she […]

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