Janny Scott grew up in a privileged, blue-blood family on the Main Line. Her grandmother was said to be the inspiration for the socialite character played by Katharine Hepburn in 'The Philadelphia Story.' But it wasn't all glamorous.
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@UnionGray Good catch! We're big @PhilaUnion fans ⚽️

"[Former President Clinton] gave lengthy policy explanations and when forced to answer random questions about My Little Pony, approached it like testimony to a congressional investigation."

Great article on @waitwait from @NextAvenue!

🗣 WHYY Members and fans! This is your last chance to get in on what is sure to be a delicious event.

Enjoy tours and tastings at 🍷 Manatawny Creek Winery and 🧀 Valley Milkhouse, all with chartered transportation to and from our studio!
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🗣 WHYY Members and fans! This is your last chance to get in on what is sure to be a delicious event.

Enjoy tours and tastings at 🍷 Manatawny Creek Winery and 🧀 Valley Milkhouse, all with chartered transportation to and from our studio!
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RT @NPR: "I would prefer being called by my name or a person who sought refuge. The word refugee leads to stereotypes or expectations that…

@314eater @MannCenter @waitwait @NPR You're correct, Pieter! Tickets go on sale at noon.

@LesBowen @BBCWN @KattyKayBBC @LauraTrevelyan Hi Les! Our local show You Oughta Know is currently scheduled in the Thurs. 7:30pm timeslot, but BBC World News still has that timeslot M, T, W, and F. I will pass on your feedback to the TV Programming department 🙂

If you missed the Member Presale, now's your chance to get tickets!

@currentidentity @missionslam @whyyradiotimes Both of these are valid points! WHYY cares for both the trees and the republic and we do our best to balance the value of each.

@homeless110 @NPR Thanks for the correction 🙂 we take full responsibility for the typo.

@Phillyilj Seconding the thanks to @SandraSWClark and ! And many thanks to you, Iris, for attending and providing your feedback!

📺: The aftermath of the Civil War was bewildering, exhilarating...and terrifying. Watch @HenryLouisGates' 'Reconstruction: America After the Civil War' in its entirety now via WHYY Passport.

Tune into WHYY-FM at 8pm for a special report from @NPR covering the Mueller Investigation and analyzing its conclusions regarding questions of conspiracy and construction.

Listen Live:
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In science — and in life — failure is both a stumbling block and a building block. These stories about failure teach us what we can learn from it, how we cope with it and how we can harness its potential.
whyy.org/episodes/failing-bett

RT @NPR: ICYMI: North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has overseen the testing of a "new-type tactical guided weapon."

It says the weapon w…

RT @PBS: The full version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, with redactions, has been released. (From @NewsHour) h…

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