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Color And Light: Learning From The Washington Color School

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Third graders at the Community Academy Public Charter School apply what they've learned about the Washington Color School to make their own abstract art.
Emily Friedman
Third graders at the Community Academy Public Charter School apply what they've learned about the Washington Color School to make their own abstract art.

The Corcoran Gallery's latest exhibit, "Washington Color and Light," showcases the paintings and sculptures of the Washington Color School -- a group of D.C. artists who achieved renown in the 1950s and '60s for their simple painting techniques. Emily Friedman ventured behind the canvases of "Washington Color and Light" to find out what it takes to make a simple painting great.

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The Case Against The Shirley Temple (The Drink)

Author and cocktail enthusiast Wayne Curtis wrote an article called "Shirley Temples Are Destroying America's Youth." He talks about why he hates Shirley Temples — the drink, not the person.
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The Case Against The Shirley Temple (The Drink)

Author and cocktail enthusiast Wayne Curtis wrote an article called "Shirley Temples Are Destroying America's Youth." He talks about why he hates Shirley Temples — the drink, not the person.
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In North Philadelphia, 'The Best And Worst Of The City'

Community activist and Clinton delegate Malcolm Kenyatta gives Michel Martin a tour of his neighborhood in North Philadelphia, where he was born and where he sees lessons for the Democratic Party.
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Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey

It's the first time for a solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. Now it's en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — and you can watch the journey in a live video from the cockpit.

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