Washington D.C. http://www.kunc.org en New Ad Campaign Aims To Persuade Pols Conservation Matters http://www.kunc.org/post/new-ad-campaign-aims-persuade-pols-conservation-matters <p>Western voters have <a href="http://www.kunc.org/post/support-renewable-energy-conservation-may-help-2014-candidates">said they care</a> about conservation and protection of public lands.</p><p>Now, an advertising campaign by the Denver-based group Center for Western Priorities aims to persuade elected officials – and those up for election – that land and water conservation is an issue that could affect their candidacy.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:44:33 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58897 at http://www.kunc.org New Ad Campaign Aims To Persuade Pols Conservation Matters 40 Years On, Woodward And Bernstein Recall Reporting On Watergate http://www.kunc.org/post/woodward-and-bernstein-recall-their-watergate-scoops-and-mistakes Many people know <em>All the President's Men</em> as a film: a hit movie about the two young reporters who cracked the Watergate conspiracy. It's the only blockbuster that centers on two guys making phone calls, organizing paper notes and meeting a source called Deep Throat in a parking garage.<p>But before the movie, there was a book, which came out 40 years ago this month. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 09:15:00 +0000 57701 at http://www.kunc.org 40 Years On, Woodward And Bernstein Recall Reporting On Watergate From Yellowstone To Grand Canyon, WPA Posters Celebrate National Parks http://www.kunc.org/post/yellowstone-grand-canyon-wpa-posters-celebrate-national-parks If you've ever been to a national park and stopped off in the gift shop, you may have seen drawings of iconic park sights for sale as posters or post cards. The brightly colored print reproductions showcase the parks' impressive vistas, such as Yellowstone's Old Faithful geyser and the Grand Canyon's overlooks.<p>The originals of some of those prints are currently on display in an exhibit called "<a href="http://www.doi.gov/interiormuseum/posterity.cfm">Posterity</a>" at the U.S. Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C. Mon, 26 May 2014 11:23:00 +0000 Brian Naylor 57001 at http://www.kunc.org From Yellowstone To Grand Canyon, WPA Posters Celebrate National Parks Impressionists With Benefits? The Painting Partnership Of Degas And Cassatt http://www.kunc.org/post/impressionists-benefits-painting-partnership-degas-and-cassatt In her novel <em>I Always Loved You</em>, author Robin Oliveira imagines a passionate scene between Edgar Degas — a French artist known for his paintings of dancers — and Mary Cassatt — an American painter known for her scenes of family life. Fri, 23 May 2014 11:16:00 +0000 Susan Stamberg 56889 at http://www.kunc.org Impressionists With Benefits? The Painting Partnership Of Degas And Cassatt One Collector's Plan To Save Realistic Art Was Anything But Abstract http://www.kunc.org/post/one-collectors-plan-save-realistic-art-was-anything-abstract Plenty of collectors want to donate artworks to museums, but the museums don't always welcome them with open arms. "We say 'no thanks' 19 times out of 20," says Betsy Broun, director at the American Art Museum. Sometimes the works aren't museum-quality, other times they don't fit with the museums' philosophy.<p>But in 1986, representatives from the Sara Roby Foundation called the Smithsonian with an offer it couldn't refuse: paintings by Edward Hopper, Raphael Soyer, Reginald Marsh and many more. Mon, 12 May 2014 11:21:00 +0000 Susan Stamberg 56419 at http://www.kunc.org One Collector's Plan To Save Realistic Art Was Anything But Abstract