Monthly Archives: February 2013

Van Cliburn: Lanky Texan Shocked Soviets and the World with Competition Win — Dies at 78

He was the only classical musician ever to be given a ticket tape parade in New York City. The 23-year-old Van Cliburn had returned in triumph from Moscow, where the Soviets had begun a piano competition, named after their beloved … Continue reading

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Global Warming and Water in Peru – Dan Grossman Reports

Journalist Dan Grossman has the coolest job, and one I’d say is crucial to the fate of the planet. He travels around the world reporting on climate change. I’m particularly grateful that Dan allowed me to take part in his latest … Continue reading

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