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60 Minutes, Prison, Inc.
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produced by Richard Bonin, fl. 1993-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Lesley Stahl, 1941-, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 13 mins
Jun 25, 2000 - A story on a maximum security prison in Pennsylvania that houses a company owned by the federal government. It pays prisoners up to $1.50/hr to manufacture goods. The company is controversial because it can step in and take government contracts away from private sector. Lesley Stahl reports.
produced by Richard Bonin, fl. 1993-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Lesley Stahl, 1941-, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 13 mins
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Campus History, York College of Pennsylvania
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in Campus History (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008), 128 page(s),
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The history of York College of Pennsylvania begins shortly after the Revolutionary War. The college traces its lineage directly to three ancestral schools. The foundation was York County Academy, an English classical school chartered in 1787. The academy merged in 1929 with York Collegiate Institute, founded in 18...
in Campus History (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008), 128 page(s),
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Downtown Pittsburgh
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2004), 128 page(s),
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Downtown Pittsburgh is a 300-acre triangle of land where the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers converge to form the mighty Ohio River. Between the rivers is a tiny spit of flat-bottom land once known as the gateway to the West, the portal to a vast, remote, unexplored wilderness. Ownership of this strategic wedge o...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2004), 128 page(s),
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Gay and Lesbian Philadelphia
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2007), 128 page(s),
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The diverse landscape of gay and lesbian Philadelphia is a story of highs and lows. From rustic post-Civil War days when Camden poet Walt Whitman crossed the Delaware River on a ferry or caroused Market Street "eyeing" the grocery boys, to the beginnings of ACT UP more than one hundred years later, the gay and les...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2007), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Oak Lane, Olney, and Logan
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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The northern neighborhoods of Philadelphia, which include East Oak Lane, West Oak Lane, Olney, Logan, and Fern Rock, were first settled in the late 1600s and gradually evolved into distinct communities. Old York Road and other historical roadways connected the local farms, mills, and estates to adjoining Philadelp...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Philadelphia: The World War I Years
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013), 128 page(s),
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In 1914, Philadelphia was the third largest city in the United States with a population of just over one and a half million people. It was fitting, therefore, that during World War I, Philadelphia mobilized itself for the war effort perhaps more than any other large American city. Nicknamed the “Workshop of the...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Philadelphia's 1876 Centennial Exhibition
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2005), 128 page(s),
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Held in Philadelphia from May 10 through October 10, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition celebrated the 100th anniversary of American independence. Philadelphia hosted 37 nations in five main buildings and 250 additional structures on 285 acres of land. The celebration looked backward to commemorate the progress made o...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2005), 128 page(s),
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Images of America, Pittsburgh's Mansions
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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In the 19th century, the positioning of Pittsburgh as a major manufacturing center and the subsequent rise of the area’s steel industry created a wave of prosperity that prompted the beneficiaries of that wealth to construct extravagant residences. Wealthy enclaves sprang up in the city’s East End, across the...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing), 128 page(s),
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Pittsburgh's South Side
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002), 128 page(s),
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In 1763, King George III granted 3,000 acres of bottomland on the south side of the Monongahela River to Maj. Gen. John Ormsby for his service in capturing Fort Duquesne during the French and Indian War. Just 100 years later, this flat river plain became the center of the “Workplace of the World.” Powerful ind...
in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002), 128 page(s),
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