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Jul.30.2009
The Education of Rachel Carson Western Pennsylvania's natural glories enthralled Rachel Carson -- while the ravages of industry shocked her young...
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Aug.31.2009
Commentary The President's Laugh LineBy Daniel Wolff   In President Barack Obama’s first major speech on education, in March of this year, he...
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Sep.29.2009
"We’re not speculators. We’re investors.” So says the CEO of a real estate trust that recently sunk some $170 million into 22 charter schools....
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Nov.09.2009
  A week in the mid-west, doing readings and having discussions, reconfirms that this is the real pay-off from writing a book: the talk that follows...
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Jul.17.2012
  The temptation to keep updating my new book, “The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back,” is overwhelming. But since it’s due...
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Jul.17.2012
  The temptation to keep updating my new book, “The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back,” is overwhelming. But since it’s due...
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Jul.23.2012
  In “I’m Carolyn Parker,” the documentary film directed by Jonathan Demme and produced by Jonathan and myself among others, the Semmes school...
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Aug.06.2012
  One of the reactions I’m already getting to “The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back” is “What can I do?”   That’s...
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Sep.06.2012
                The Fight for Home tries to put post-Katrina New Orleans in the...
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Mar.10.2013
           The fight for home is still being fought in New Orleans, more than seven years after...
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Apr.11.2014
  On this edition of the Phil Naessens Show  Alex Hall joins Phil to discuss the Oakland Athletics starting pitching and...
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Jan.13.2014
I don't own a smart phone. In fact, my cell phone is so old, I have to connect with Clara the operator before placing a call ("Clara, I need you to...
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Nov.09.2013
This week I saw my future and my past. It is so exciting that I find myself jumping up and down and barely able to maintain any semblance of...
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Dec.21.2013
The other day my twin brother told me he was seeing people with orbs of purple light. They looked as if they were coming out of the heads of some of...
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Jan.29.2014
When I decided to review this book I thought I was lending a helping hand to an unknown author. As it turns out J.R. Moehringer is quite successful...
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Nov.14.2013
The action of PEN-Flanders for November 15th is creative and beautiful. The poem by Liu Xiaobo: You wait for me with dusts- a poem dedicated to his...
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Feb.17.2014
I was very pleased to read A Book Geek's favorable review of "The Sense of Touch."  She writes: "I found the first story, 'Hezekiah Number Three...
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Mar.04.2014
I have five months to go. The publication date for The Art of Adapting is July 29, 2014. Which means that this is the lull before the...
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Aug.15.2013
This picture book will keep kids glued to the pages with the wonderful rhythmical prose and illustrations that will capture the imagination of all...
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Jan.24.2014
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