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Abbie Fentress Swanson

Abbie Fentress Swanson appears in the following:

WQXR's Washington Report

Monday, October 26, 2009

David Sanger, of The New York Times, talks about troop levels in Afghanistan and climate change legislation.

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14 Americans Die in Chopper Crashes

Monday, October 26, 2009

The Pentagon is calling today one of the deadliest days for U.S. troops in the Afghanistan war.

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NYC Opera Unplugged

Friday, October 23, 2009

The David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center says goodbye to its sound-enhancement system for live voices.

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Explosions Rock Pakistan, 23 Dead

Friday, October 23, 2009

Three bombs were detonated in different parts of the country, killing at least two dozen people.

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Soupy Sales Dies at 83

Friday, October 23, 2009

Comedian Milton Supman (left), known by his stage name Soupy Sales, died Thursday in New York.

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Iran and Israel Say No Talks in Cairo

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Israel and Iran say that an Australian newspaper reporting they had both talked to each other at a Cairo conference last month was false.

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Happy 50th, Asterix and Obelix

Thursday, October 22, 2009

This month, comic book heroes Asterix and Obelix turn 50 years old. Volume 34 of the series hits bookstore shelves in Paris today.

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"Shrek" Will Close January 3

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Shrek the Musical will have its closing night on Broadway January 3.

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MTA Considers Off-Peak Fares

Thursday, October 22, 2009

The M.T.A. is considering off-peak discounted fares for passengers who hop on the bus or train after hours.

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Iran Agrees to Export Uranium

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Iran has tentatively agreed to ship most of its low-enriched uranium to Russia for conversion to medical use uranium.

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Guggenheim Turns 50

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

To celebrate, museum admission is free today from 10 AM to 5:45 PM.

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Has the Bailout Helped Our Economy?

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

In a report released today, a government watchdog says the $700 billion financial industry bailout has helped bring the economy back from the brink of collapse.

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Raphael Drawing to Sell for $20 Million

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Raphael's Head of a Muse may sell for more than $20 million, the art auction house Christie's International announced today.

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Samurai Masterpieces Come to the Met

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

A day in the life of a Japanese samurai will go on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Wednesday.

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Students Killed at Pakistani University

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

At least four people have been killed by two explosions on the campus of the International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Karzai Agrees to Run-Off

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The U.N.-backed Independent Electoral Commission found that President Karzai did not win the Afghan election in August. Karzai has agreed to a November 7 run-off.

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WQXR's Washington Report

Monday, October 19, 2009

A tradition of many years at WQXR is the Washington Report, during which David Sanger joins us with a preview of the week's top stories.

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Students Enrolled in Art Courses Fare Better

Monday, October 19, 2009

Students in New York City schools with the most access to arts education and resources had higher graduation rates, according to a report released Monday by the nonprofit group, Center for Arts Education.

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El Museo del Barrio Celebrates 40th Year

Friday, October 16, 2009

El Museo del Barrio New York celebrates its 40th anniversary Saturday, October 17.

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Suicide Bomber Opens Fire in Iraqi Mosque

Friday, October 16, 2009

A suicide bomber killed 12 people, including an imam, and wounded at least thirty others in northern Iraq, after opening fire on mosque worshippers Friday during prayers.

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