Abbie Fentress Swanson

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Gun Owners Packing Heat In Record Numbers

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Gun owners across America are carrying guns in record numbers. This June, parts of Missouri, North Carolina, Texas and Utah all saw record numbers of applications for concealed weapon...


The Future of Public Housing

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

In 1936, Atlanta, Georgia, built the nation's first housing project. Soon, more of the city's population lived in the projects than in any other city in the nation. Now, Atlanta is se...

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China and America: The Imbalance of Trade

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The talks between the U.S. and China this week include climate change, clean energy, nuclear nonproliferation, and humanitarian crises. And the overwhelming challenge: economics and t...


Little Kids, Big Business: Updating the Children's TV Act

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

In 1990, Congress enacted the Children's Television Act to promote educational children's television programming and to limit marketing to children. The act addresses only broadcast t...

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[Web Special] NAACP Women Made History in Tennessee

Friday, July 17, 2009

To commemorate the NAACP's Centennial, we take you to Franklin County, a rural area of 40,000 people in the southern part of Middle Tennessee. In 1958, two black women — Mrs. Johnnie ...

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Swine Flu Cases in U.S. Hit 1 Million

Monday, June 29, 2009

The Center for Disease Control said on Friday that at least one million people in the U.S. have contracted the H1N1 virus known as swine flu. The Takeaway is talking to Donald McNeil,...


The Stonewall Riots and the Battle for Gay Rights

Friday, June 26, 2009

Timeline of gay rights since the Stonewall Riots » Forty years ago this weekend, while the nation was mourning the death of singer Judy Garland, New York City police raided a ...