Today's Takeaway | March 6, 2013

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Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Chavez's Death Leaves A Divided Venezuela | Beau Willimon on Hollywood and "House of Cards" | President Obama Pushes to Diverisfy the Judiciary | Investing in Girls' Education in the Developing World | 'Gun Guys' Challenges the Stereotypes about Firearms and Those Who Love Them

Chavez's Death Leaves A Divided Venezuela

Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s deeply polarizing president, died Tuesday.  He was 58. His death leaves open questions about the future of the country-- and about the real impact of his le...

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Beau Willimon on Hollywood and "House of Cards"

The new drama "House of Cards" is getting plenty of attention, for a number of reasons. First, because it was produced by the video streaming service Netflix exclusively on their site...

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More Reasons to Cancel Cable

As Netflix rolls out original programming like "House of Cards," it's taken the spotlight as a competitor to traditional cable networks.  Soon however,  the network will have additi...

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President Obama Pushes to Diversify Judiciary

In the past several months, President Obama has been making a quiet push to change the face of the nation's judicial system with a slow and steady stream of diverse nominees for fed...

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Investing in Girls' Education in the Developing World

A new film explores the lives of 9 young girls from across the developing world. It argues that investing in young girls’ education is the key, not only to enriching their lives, but ...

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'Gun Guys' Challenges the Stereotypes about Firearms and Those Who Love Them

The classic American "gun guy" is shotgun-toting John Wayne, riding his way through cowboy movies like "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon," "El Dorado," and "True Grit."  Author Dan Baum descr...

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