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Lynn Sherr

Correspondent for PBS television

Lynn Sherr appears in the following:

Soon 714 million Indians head to the polls

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Soon the entire subcontinent of India will have a job. They must go to their nearest polling place and elect a new government. No one is making predictions on this election other than...

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The Color of Money: Marketing financial services in communities of color

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Today is the Part Two of The Takeaway’s series “The Color of Money.” We’re exploring how the financial crisis is affecting people of color in the United States, perhaps differently th...

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Staying mentally steady in tough economic times

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

“Times are tough.” “We are beginning to see glimmers of hope.” Those were two of the statements President Obama made in his speech on the economy yesterday. It seems like a mixed mess...

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The sweet low down on fake sugar

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Are you singing about Splenda? Or nuts for Nutrisweet? Ecstastic for Equal? Slaphappy for Sweet 'N Low? Seems like everyone has an opinion on coffee shop sweeteners. Are you ready to ...

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Dan Ariely on why we pay taxes (and why we sometimes don't)

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

It's Tax Day! In these challenging economic times, and in the wake of massive bank bailouts and several of Obama's cabinet nominees who took tax missteps, people may be fishing for an...

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Your brain on climate change: Why we fight the impulse to go green

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

The world is now spending billions of dollars investigating the causes of climate change. Scientists are quickly putting together physical and biological experiments and projects, hop...

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Beating the heat with new sunburn technology

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Researchers in Glasgow have developed an early warning sunburn indicator. A thin paper strip or sticker, filled with "intelligent ink," will turn pink after too much exposure to ultra...

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Race, drugs and the changing face of the prison population

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

A new report from The Sentencing Project reveals a changing demographic of prisoners who are incarcerated for drug charges. The report shows that for the first time in 25 years, since...

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Ambassadors of Freedom: Do Cuban-Americans want the job?

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

President Barack Obama has made clear that he views Cuban Americans as “Ambassadors of Democracy” who can bring a message to Cuba when they visit their families there. But what do Cub...

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U.S. Envoy George Mitchell heads to Israel in new bid for peace

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell arrives in Israel today as part of his two-week tour of the Middle East and North Africa. Against the backdrop of Israel's three ...

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Is aid to Africa dead?

Friday, March 27, 2009

In the past fifty years, wealthy nations including the U.S. have given $1 trillion in aid to the continent of Africa. And yet, many African countries remain mired in poverty. So is it...

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This woman will be great: Lynn Sherr on Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Friday, March 27, 2009

In the last five years, Liberia has made the transition from Charles Taylor, a warlord accused of hate crimes, to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first woman democratically elected to lead...

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Peter Jennings: A Reporter’s Life

Friday, November 09, 2007

Peter Jennings was hired by ABC to anchor the evening news when he was just 26 years old. His widow Kayce Freed Jennings and former colleague Lynn Sherr have co-edited a new book called Peter Jennings: A Reporter’s Life.

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Kayce Freed Jennings and Lynn Sherr will be taking ...

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