Jill Hinckley, 74, has been teaching pottery making in Washington, D.C., for 35 years. She now teaches at the pottery shop she founded, Hinckley Pottery.
For the past four decades, 74-year-old Jill Hinckley has been teaching people how to make handcrafted bowls, tea kettles and more, at Hinckley Pottery, her shop in Adams Morgan. She recently spoke with producer Marc Adams about her career, which, she says, wasn't exactly planned.
[Music: "When i Grow Too Old to Dream by Dizzy Gillespie from Dizzy Atmosphere]
**Jill Hinkley, founder of Hinkley Pottery in Washington, D.C., shows off a piece she's spinning on her wheel:**
Salinas, Calif., is just an hour from Silicon Valley, but production at many local lettuce farms is decidedly low-tech. City officials here decided it's time for an upgrade — and have hired a venture capital firm to help Salinas transition into a high-tech agricultural hub.
President Obama came to office bemoaning the disparity in sentences for crack versus powder cocaine offenses, and with a background as a community organizer and constitutional law teacher that had some progressives anticipating a robust use of the Constitution's "reprieves and pardons" power.
Thieves responsible for Target's massive data breach may have stolen information stored on magnetic strips on credit cards. Canada, the U.K. and other countries have been using more secure cards with microchips for years.
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