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Friday, March 07, 2008

Former US Senator Tom Daschle says that the US must guarantee universal health coverage in order to stay economically competitive. Also, on States of the Union, we look ahead to Mississippi’s primary. Then Parmigianino’s masterpiece, "Antea," now making a rare visit to the Frick. And Please Explain is all about parkways.

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Tom Daschle

Tom Daschle on Universal Health Care

Former US Senator Tom Daschle says that the US must guarantee universal health coverage in order to stay economically competitive. His new book is Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis.

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States of the Union: Mississippi

Mississippi has the second highest unemployment rate in the country and the lowest median income. We find out how the national economic downturn is affecting the Magnolia State as it continues to recover from Hurricane Katrina. Also: we look to the state’s March 11 primary, and the special election in ...

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Beautiful, Mysterious "Antea" at the Frick

The beautiful and mysterious "Antea" was painted in the early 1530s by Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, known as Parmigianino (1503–1540). The painting is considered a masterpiece, but little is known about it – including who Antea was. The exhibit "Parmigianino's Antea: ...

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Please Explain: Parkways

Parkways are a kind of road common in the New York City area, but more rare in the rest of the USA. Find out what parkways are, and how they fit in to the American transportation system. Dr. Timothy Davis is Lead Historian for Park Historic Structures & Cultural Landscapes ...

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