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"Art Beat" with Stephanie Kaye - Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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The author of "Motifs in Migration: Siberia to Scandinavia" will discuss her book and studies at the Textile Museum on Tuesday, September 16th, 2008.
Textile from Istanbul, Ottoman, 16th century, cquired by George Hewitt Myers in 1952.
The author of "Motifs in Migration: Siberia to Scandinavia" will discuss her book and studies at the Textile Museum on Tuesday, September 16th, 2008.
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In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television

This weekend, an eight-hour remake of the 1977 miniseries begins airing on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel. TV critic David Bianculli says the new Roots deserves to be seen and talked about.
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A Moth Nicknamed 'Tomato Ebola' Ravages Nigeria's Tomatoes

The president has declared a tomato state of emergency in the northern sector.
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In New Political Warfare, 'Armies Of Video Trackers' Swarm Candidates

New Yorker writer Jane Mayer discusses conservative activist James O'Keefe's latest botched sting operation, and the new kind of political opposition research O'Keefe pioneered.
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Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against Gawker

The New York Times says entrepreneur Peter Thiel confirms he has been bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury award to Hogan of $140 million over publication of a sex tape.

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