• July 17, 2012   BY George Griffin  

    What happened to the guitar that Bob Dylan used to ‘go electric?’ In tonight’s season premiere, History Detectives Elyse Luray and Wes Cowan carefully unravel the missing guitar mystery.
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  • May 17, 2012   BY Julia Griffin  

    In the ballet world, the Youth American Grand Prix can make or break a young dancer’s career. In “First Position,” director Bess Kargman follows seven aspiring ballet dancers between the ages of 10 and 17 as they prepare for and compete in the annual New York City event.
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  • May 4, 2012   BY Jeffrey Brown and Julia Griffin  

    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.
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  • July 29, 2010   BY Molly Finnegan 

    Thursday marks the 80th birthday of Paul Taylor, one of America’s most celebrated modern choreographers. Last week, the company visited the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, just outside metropolitan Washington, D.C, for a special debut.
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  • April 21, 2010   BY Tom LeGro 

    In the appropriately named Cash Room of the Department of the Treasury, Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios, along with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner, unveiled a new design of the $100 bill Wednesday morning.
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  • October 31, 2006  

    NASA announced Tuesday that it would send a final repair mission to the Hubble Space Telescope, tentatively in 2008, to extend the life of the orbiting observatory to at least 2013. Hubble’s senior project scientist discusses the history and future of the telescope. Continue reading