Jeffrey Brown talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Russo about his latest book, "That Old Cape Magic."…
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On Thursday's NewsHour, we profiled courtroom sketch artist William Hennessy, whose work has offered people a glimpse where cameras are oftentimes banned. Here is a slideshow of some of his most memorable sketches from the past 27 years.
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Legendary guitar innovator and guitarist Les Paul died Thursday of complications of severe pneumonia in White Plains, N.Y. He was 94.
Sales at U.S. retailers sank in July for the first time in three months despite the government's popular 'cash for clunkers' incentive program, indicating that the American economy faces a bumpy recovery from its worst recession since World War II.
A look back at the life and career of Les Paul, whose electric guitar and multi-track recording changed how music is played and recorded. He died Thursday at 94.
When the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art recently deaccessioned a trove of costumes from its collection, a textile artist stumbled upon an auction catalog. His new project was born when he scooped up more than 50 deaccessioned costumes.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a member of an American political dynasty and founder of the Special Olympics, died Tuesday morning at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Mass. She was 88.
The Big Surprise Tour -- a musical ode to string band fiddling, working man's music and American folk troubadours -- began earlier this month in New Hampshire and is headed down to Nashville.
Albert Goldbarth is the author of more than twenty books of poetry and has won numerous awards, including two National Book Critics Circle Awards. He is a professor of humanities at Wichita State University, where he has taught since 1987.
The Senate remained in session this week, but as House members headed home to their districts the focus of health care reform efforts moved off Capitol Hill.
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