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  1. Hero-Worship in Our TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Weekly Standard

    ... a man named William Thomas kept vigil at a small antinuclear-war campsite in Lafayette Square across from the White House. Thomas expired in 2009, and by the time Picciotto died last week, she is believed to have conducted the longest continual ...

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    Tuesday Feb 2 | This Is Staffordshire

    ... marvelled Jan Leeming, "said it makes the sun and the moon shed tears from their eyes." They said the same about Unity House. The Taj Mahal was commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favourite wife. His least ...

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  3. NYC jury hears details of modern masters forgery scandalRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Times-Herald

    In the latest chapter of a scandal that's jolted New York's art world, a federal jury is hearing about a Chinese immigrant who forged fakes of modern masters such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko in his garage, a once-reputable Manhattan gallery that sold them and the wealthy buyers who paid millions for the knockoffs. "I got a fake painting for $8.3 million and they don't want to give my money back to me," Domenico De Sole, the chairman of the board at Sotheby's auction house and a former Gucci CEO, groused from the witness stand last week at a high-stakes civil trial that continues Monday.

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  4. Her ongoing protest vigil one of the longestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... died during the week, aged about 80 (no one knew for sure), she had been holding her "peace vigil" near the White House for more than 30 years. Camped on a red brick sidewalk under a plastic tarp and usually clad in wig, helmet and head scarf, the ...

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  5. Hero-Worship in Our TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Weekly Standard

    ... a man named William Thomas kept vigil at a small antinuclear-war campsite in Lafayette Square across from the White House. Thomas expired in 2009, and by the time Picciotto died last week, she is believed to have conducted the longest continual ...

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  6. Woman who protested at White House for 35 years diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Big News Network.com

    ... Big News Network. WASHINGTON -- Concepcion Picciotto, who kept a peace vigil against nuclear weapons outside the White House for three-and-a-half decades -- believed to be the longest protest in U.S. history -- has died at a homeless shelter in ...

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  7. D.C. Peace Community Grieves Death of White House Vigil Keeper Concepcion 'Connie' PicciottoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | City Paper

    ... to interviews with her and others. This is when Picciotto's story begins to overlap with the story of the White House-facing park, which itself has long been a locus of political activism in the District. Spitzer says Lafayette became even more of a ...

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  8. Concepcion Picciotto Died. You Know Where She Stood, Even If You Don't Know Her Name.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Huffington Post

    ... time in Washington, D.C., you know who she was. Picciotto was that peace protester camped out in front of the White House since 1981 -- the face of what's been called the longest-running political protest in U.S. history. When the weather was nice, ...

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  9. Woman who held 30-year vigil outside the White House diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Philly.com

    Concepcion Picciotto, the protester who maintained a three-decade peace vigil outside the White House that was widely considered to be the longest-running act of political protest in U.S. history, has died. The Washington Post reports Picciotto died Monday at a housing facility for homeless women.

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  10. Longtime White House Protester Dies, After Vigil That Started In 1981Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Concepcion Picciotto, who carried out a protest vigil that lasted decades, has died. She's seen here in 2009, across the street from the White House.

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  11. She protested against nuclear arms outside the White House for 34 years. Her vigil is finally overRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | South China Morning Post

    In a 2013 profile for The Washington Post , Picciotto said that she spent more than 30 years of her life outside the White House "to stop the world from being destroyed." Through her presence, she hoped to remind others to take whatever action they could, however small, to help end wars and stop violence, particularly against children.

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  12. Woman who kept vigil in front of White House for 30-plus years diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Concepcion Picciotto, who kept a vigil for nuclear peace across from the White House for almost 35 years, died on Monday, according to officials at the N Street Village, a shelter for homeless and low-income women, where she lived. Picciotto told The Washington Post in 2013 that she did it "to stop the world from being destroyed."

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  13. Posted Outside White House For Decades, Most Dedicated Protester in US History DiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Common Dreams

    Concepcion Picciotto, known to countless people as the woman who for decades maintained a peace vigil outside the White House gates, passed on Monday at a housing facility operated by N Street Village, a nonprofit that supports homeless women in Washington, D.C. Schroeder Stribling, the shelter's executive director, said that Picciotto had recently suffered a fall but the immediate cause of death is still unknown. She was believed to be 80. Often referred to as "the Little Giant," Picciotto held her protest "for world peace against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction" in Lafayette Park since 1981.

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  14. Woman who maintained 30-year anti-nuclear vigil outside White House dies aged 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Daily Mail

    ... 'longest-running act of political protest in U.S. history' with her 30-year anti-nuclear vigil outside White House dies aged 80 The woman who maintained the longest-running act of political protest in U.S. history with more than 30 years dedicated ...

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  15. Long-Time White House Peace Activist Concepcion Picciotto DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    She was believed to be 80 years old. Picciotto became famous for her 24-hour anti-nuclear peace vigil encampment, which she set up in 1981 on the sidewalk of Pennsylvania Avenue in Lafayette Park, across from the White House.

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  16. Woman who kept 30-year protest vigil at White House dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Post-Standard

    ... of political protest in U.S. history, the site said. Picciotto maintained an outpost on the northern side of the White House complex, according to NPR . Hand-painted signs with messages like "Live by the bomb, Die by the bomb" adorned the ...

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  17. I loved her protest but I felt sad about that White House vigil keeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Washington Post

    ... political protest in U.S. history: the ramshackle compound of signs and pamphlets across from the White House decrying nuclear weapons. John Kelly writes "John Kelly's Washington," a daily look at Washington's less-famous side. Born in Washington, ...

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  18. Woman who held vigil outside White House for decades diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    Concepcion Picciotto had been staging an antinuclear demonstration outside the White House since 1981. She died Monday at a shelter for homeless women in Washington.

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  19. White House protester Concepcion Picciotto dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | New York Daily News

    Concepcion "Connie" Picciotto, thought to be 80, became a fixture in Washington DC at an anti-nuclear proliferation demonstration held across from the White House since 1981. The immigrant from Spain had recently had a fall and died on Monday at a house in the nation's capital operated by a center for homeless women, according to the Washington Post .

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  20. Woman who held peace vigil outside White House for more than 30 years dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | NOLA.com

    Connie Picciotto, who maintained a protest vigil in front of the White House since the early 1980's, on March, 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. Concepcion Picciotto, the protester who maintained a peace vigil outside the White House for more than three decades, a demonstration widely considered to be the longest-running act of political protest in U.S. history, died Jan. 25 at N Street Village, a shelter for homeless women in Washington.

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