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Archive for December, 1997

Let’s Get Fiscal: Year-End Tax Tips
December 26th, 1997 - (0 Comments)

Before the W-2s and the shoe boxes full of receipts start appearing, two accounting professors, Richard Newmark from Old Dominion University and James Smith from William & Mary, join us to discuss strategies to help you make the best decisions when it comes to your money. Feature: J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College professor of business F. Jeffrey Keil discusses the pros […]

Searching for the Promise Land: History of Jews in Virginia
December 19th, 1997 - (0 Comments)

Jews were among the earliest settlers in Virginia, and they have played a pivotal role in Virginia history. Oddly, their history is seldom told. In this Hanukkah special, Myron Berman, author of Richmond’s Jewry; U.Va historian Phyllis Leffler, co-author of To Seek the Peace of the City: Jewish Life in Charlottesville; and Virginia Commonwealth University historian Mel Urofsky discuss the often […]

Strangers in a Strange Land: Refugee and Immigration Issues in Virginia
December 12th, 1997 - (0 Comments)

The Census Bureau reported that immigration to some Northern Virginia counties rose more than 500 percent from between 1990 and 1995. In the Richmond area, there are currently more than 7,000 refugees. How do foreign-born populations affect and enhance their surrounding communities? Part I: Virginia State University history professor Dirk Philipsen and University of Virginia researcher Donna Tolson discuss foreign […]

Shiver Me Timbers: Hurricanes & Earthquake in Virginia
December 5th, 1997 - (0 Comments)

Part I: How well prepared is Virginia to handle a major earthquake? 1997 is the 100th anniversary of a quake in Southwest Virginia that shook foundations from Tennessee to the Hampton Roads. Virginia Tech geologist Martin Chapman and Virginia Tech architect Fred Krimgold are featured. Part II: Hurricanes and storms can bring devastation to Atlantic coastal communities. Old Dominion University engineering professor David […]