As part of the kick-off to a series this week on the PBS NewsHour examining the communities of Patchwork Nation, project director Dante Chinni takes viewers on a drive down Germantown Ave., revealing the many “cities” that make up Philadelphia. Continue reading
Originally started to combat a major graffiti problem, Philadelphia’s Mural Arts program has become a successful tool for urban renewal. Continue reading
During the last two decades of his life, Marcel Duchamp appeared to have given up art for chess, publically claiming he had gone underground. But hidden in his New York apartment was the final, enigmatic piece he had been working on for 20 years: an erotic, sculptural tableau he titled Etant donnes.
As the economic crisis continues, a similar crisis looms in the country’s aging infrastructure. In the first of a series of reports, Ray Suarez takes a look at Pennsylvania’s bridge problem and how it may impact future economic recovery efforts. Continue reading
Facing another must-win political battle, Sen. Hillary Clinton emerged victorious Tuesday in the Pennsylvania Democratic primary, but it’s unclear how much the victory will help close her delegate deficit against the better-funded Sen. Barack Obama. Continue reading
Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama made final pitches to Pennsylvanians Tuesday in the hopes to sway still-undecided voters as they headed to the polls. Political analysts examine the day in voting. Continue reading
Two Philadelphia congressmen explain how the delegate-rich Philadelphia suburbs may play a crucial role in determining the outcome of Tuesday’s Pennsylvania primary, where polls show support is closely split between Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Continue reading
Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama crisscrossed Pennsylvania Monday in a final attempt to sway Keystone state voters before Tuesday’s Democratic primary, while presumptive GOP nominee Sen. John McCain spoke in Selma, Al., on the first day of his five-day tour of economically struggling communities. Continue reading