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Linda Wertheimer

Linda Wertheimer appears in the following:

W.Va. Pottery Company Keeps Popular Fiesta Line Thriving

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Homer Laughlin China Co. has been making the brightly colored Fiesta dishes for decades at its factory on the banks of the Ohio River. And it's still going strong.

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Remembering The Emotional Fallout From Nixon's Resignation

Friday, August 08, 2014

Forty years ago Friday, President Richard Nixon resigned because of the Watergate scandal. He made a speech and got on a helicopter to head back to California.

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Longtime NPR Reporter Margot Adler Made Listening A Delight

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Adler joined NPR in 1979. She was known for a personality as dynamic as the city she covered: New York. She died Monday at age 68 of cancer.

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Hard-Boiled Hero Jack Irish Lives, And Drinks, In A Shadowy Melbourne

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Crime fiction writer Peter Temple has created a resourceful Aussie investigator: Jack Irish can fight off bad guys with everything from a child's swing to a tin sheet turned fatal Frisbee.

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Game Developers Conference: Not Your Typical Tech Convention

Friday, March 21, 2014

Brian Crecente, who is covering the Game Developers Conference this week for the video game website Polygon, talks about the latest trends in the industry.

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'Wheel Of Fortune' Player Cashes In With N And E

Friday, March 21, 2014

A Wheel of Fortune contestant guessed a 12-letter phrase in the bonus round Wednesday night with only two letters revealed — and he won $45,000.

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A Cronut By Any Other Name Is Still A Cronut

Friday, March 21, 2014

A Maine bakery sold its own version of cronuts, the croissant-doughnut hybrids, which it called crauxnuts. But the cronut creator sent a letter saying the name was trademarked, no matter the spelling.

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Sanctions Target Business Leaders, Others With Ties To Putin

Friday, March 21, 2014

Guest host Linda Wertheimer speaks with Washington Post correspondent Will Englund in Moscow about the list of Russians slapped with U.S. sanctions in response to Russia's annexation ...

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A Meteoric Rise For Young 'Divergent' Author

Friday, March 21, 2014

Veronica Roth, author of the best-selling young adult series "Divergent," signed a book deal while she was still in college. The book hit shelves when she was just 22. Now 25, Roth sa...

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U.N. Report: All Sides Committing Atrocities In Syria

Friday, March 21, 2014

U.N. investigators are gathering the names of people they suspect of war crimes in Syria. In their latest report, they say all sides in the conflict are committing atrocities against ...

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Why Cholera Persists In Haiti Despite An Abundance Of Aid

Friday, March 21, 2014

The deadly bacteria continue to sicken and kill people in Haiti. And the epidemic won't stop until the country provides basic sanitation. Many Haitians still don't even have latrines.

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Shopping Online For Health Exchanges Not Perfect Yet

Friday, November 29, 2013

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