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Lynn Sherr

Correspondent for PBS television

Lynn Sherr appears in the following:

President to Congress: Give Me the Dang Ball

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Last night in front of a rare joint session of Congress, President Obama addressed the issue that has been on everyone's minds: health care reform. His speech was to-the-point, tackli...

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Bill Keller on Rescued Reporter Stephen Farrell

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

This morning New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell was rescued by military commandos during a raid in Afghanistan. A British soldier and Farrell's translator, Sultan Munadi, were ki...

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One Year On: The Fall of Lehman Brothers

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

All week long we are reviewing the year that was: the year that marked the beginning of the financial meltdown and the recession that we continue to live through. Today we are focusin...

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China Fights H1N1, One Politician at a Time

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

China will be the first country in the world to start a mass vaccination program to inoculate their citizens against the threat of H1N1, commonly known as "swine flu." Shirong Chen, t...

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Supreme Court to Consider 'Hillary, the Movie'

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

A relatively innocuous (albeit negative) documentary on Hillary Clinton released during the 2008 election season may lead to something bigger than itself.  Today, the United States Su...

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Jay-Z's Place in Hip-Hop Canon

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Forbes estimates that Shawn Carter, better known as Jay-Z and the man behind such classic hip-hop songs as "Dirt Off Your Shoulder" and "Hard Knock Life," rakes in about $82 million a...

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The President Talks to Congress, America

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Tonight, the president will appear before a joint session of Congress—perhaps the grandest setting for such an event—and deliver a speech on the need for health care reform. Among tho...

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How Important is Local Eating in a Global World?

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

There are a lot of buzzwords that come up during conversations about eating responsibly: organic, local, heirloom. Those terms are typically associated with food that is good – both f...

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Is Dan Brown the Savior of the Publishing World?

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

After four years of delay, next Tuesday will see the release of the book "The Lost Symbol," writer Dan Brown's much anticipated follow-up to the "Da Vinci Code." The novel will contin...

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Afghanistan: A Reporter Freed, An Election in Question

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

A raid by commandoes in Afghanistan has freed captured New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell. As is standard practice, the Times did not announce that the reporter had been kidnappe...

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We'd Like to Introduce to You the DIY Beatles

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Cover your ears! Starting today, legions of gamers around the country will be able to sing – and play – their own version of Beatles songs, thanks to a special edition of the game Roc...

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Always Be Closing: Obama to Pitch to Congress, U.S.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

President Obama is addressing a joint session of Congress tonight. His mission? To sell health care reform. In what may be the pitch of his presidency, President Obama hopes to jumpst...

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One Year On: The Housing Market

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

All this week, we are looking back at the events that triggered the financial meltdown, one year ago. Today, we focus on the  housing market, then and now. We talk to economist Robert...

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Staying Abroad: Migration and the Recession

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

One year ago, the collapse of financial giant Lehman Brothers was just the first domino in a string of banking failures that culminated in the financial crisis that has now reverberat...

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Blood in the Water: Glenn Beck Hits Van Jones

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

The Saturday night resignation of White House green jobs advisor Van Jones is as much a story of politics as it is about cable television, as well as the drive and magnetism of Fox Ne...

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Former Iranian Prisoner Tells Her Story

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

In 2007, Iranian-American scholar Haleh Esfandiari left the U.S. on an annual visit to her mother in Iran. But when she got to the country, she was promptly arrested and charged w...

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Amidst Criticism, Obama to Urge Schoolkids to Work Hard

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

It has been described as a situation as messy as an 'Animal House' food fight. Obama's decision to talk directly to youngsters today at noon has provoked accusations from critics, inc...

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Emotional Depression, Economic Recession

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

The World Health Organization said last week that within the next 20 years, depression will become the largest health burden on society. But treatment for mental health is often under...

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Oudin Moves Closer to U.S. Open Title

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

At the U.S. Open yesterday, 17-year-old Melanie Oudin celebrated yet another victory, this time defeating Russia’s Nadia Petrova. But will the young phenom keep her hot streak and tak...

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Measuring the 'Aftershock' in Nevada

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

The BBC documentary "Aftershock" takes a close up look at how Americans are getting on one year after the economic collapse. To record “Aftershock,” our partners at the BBC World Serv...

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