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President Barack Obama's Farewell Address
At his farewell address in Chicago, President Obama shares reflections on the accomplishments of his administration and thoughts on the challenges ahead.
Obama's Farewell Speech as Prepared for Delivery
These are the prepared remarks from President Obama's farewell speech in Chicago on Jan. 10, 2017. The remarks as delivered may vary. It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve received over the past few weeks. But tonight it’s my
Kings Of Leon, Suzanne Vega, Mike Doughty and More Music Reviews
This week Kings Of Leon return with a new album, Suzanne Vega pays musical tribute to one of her favorite classic novelists, former Soul Coughing leader Mike Doughty releases yet another strong solo album, the work of Elliott Smith gets an all-star tribute, Irish band Bell X1 release their
Harper Lee , Author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' Dead at 89
Author is remembered for challenging racial norms with her Pulitzer Prize winning novel.
Inside Harper Lee and Truman Capote's Friendship
Two of the best-known authors in American literary history started out as best friends. Harper Lee , who died today at age 89, and Truman Capote , who died in 1984, grew up spending a great deal of time together as young children and, their friendship lasted for decades. Over time, however, things
Harper Lee : The Impact of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird'
The impact of "To Kill A Mockingbird" extends far beyond the book's pages, with one expert predicting the power of the novel "will be with us for decades to come." The book's famous author, Harper Lee, who died today at the age of 89, shied away from the spotlight for much of her later life, but
Effects of Sleep Deprivation, Kesha's Record Contract, and Remembering Harper Lee
ABC News' Amna Nawaz gets up to speed on the latest stories in the ABC newsroom.
Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Touched US Reporter Jason Rezaian During His Iran Trial
In the wake of Harper Lee's death, Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian , who was one of the Americans freed from an Iranian prison last month, said he re-read " To Kill a Mockingbird " during his trial and the novel touched him more during his time in Iran than when he read it in high school. I
Harper Lee , Author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' Dies at 89
Famed American author Harper Lee has died at the age of 89, according to the mayor's office in her home town in Alabama and her publisher. Best known for her book "To Kill A Mockingbird," Lee shied away from the spotlight for much of her later life. Publishing house HarperCollins released a