Subject:

Brown Institute

  • Movies

    August 16, 2006

    Living Like a Monk

    How Minnesota musicians revived '60s rockers the Monks

  • Books

    December 8, 1999

    The Wrath of Cooper

    A Minneapolis elementary school sends the Edison Project packing--and district administrators back to the drawing board

  • News

    October 20, 1999

    Reading, Writing, and Revenue

    The Edison Project's formula is simple: Take a Minneapolis public school, add some entrepreneurial savvy, and watch the profits roll in. Trouble is, it doesn't add up.

  • Sports

    June 16, 1999

    Dead Man's Curve Ball

    Local author Stew Thornley has a fatal attraction for baseball

  • Arts

    March 3, 1999

    The Life of the Party

    Start with $12,000, 20 teenage entrepreneurs, and a crowd of anywhere from 200 to 2,000. Let's see you throw a better party.

  • News

    October 15, 1997

    School of Hard Knocks

    Former students of a local high-tech graphics training program paid up to $25,000 for their diplomas. Many say they didn't get the education they were promised. The school dismissed their complaints; state and federal authorities didn't.

  • News

    October 23, 1996

    LEFT FOR DEAD

    Nguyen Cao Son and his fellow South Vietnamese soldiers were part of a secret U.S. spy commando force--so secret, in fact, that the American government turned its back and let him spend 14 years in North Vietnamese prison camps.

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