The Designer's Collection
Sixteen classic vehicles from the collection of designer Ralph Lauren are on display at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
| Laurie Swope For The Washington Post|
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| || • Martha Stewart Released From Prison: Martha Stewart completes her five-month sentence at the federal minimum-security prison in Alderson, W. Va. March 04, 2005 • Ebbers Through the Years: Former WorldCom chief executive Bernard Ebbers, convicted of federal charges stemming from the financial collapse of the telecommunications firm, has been in the headlines since his firm acquired MCI and later filed for bankruptcy protection, the largest such filing in U.S. history. February 15, 2005 • Technology Spawns Global Fish Trade: The Internet, e-mail and cell phones have done as much as international treaties to change the face of the fishing industry, both in the D.C. area and abroad. December 17, 2004 • Ken Lay and the Fall of Enron: Even since the giant energy firm Enron collapsed in 2001, former CEO Kenneth Lay has insisted that he was unaware of fraudulent accounting and other criminal activities at the company. Nearly three years later, Lay will face criminal charges for his role in one of the largest corporate bankruptcies in history. July 07, 2004 • Electronics Entertainment Expo: Visitors to the Electronic Entertainment Expo -- or "E3" -- in Los Angeles get to try out the latest games from gaming companies like Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft. The E3 is the industry's marquee annual event in which to roll out new products. May 13, 2004 • New York Auto Show: From journalists to those who simply love cars, many gather at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center for the 2004 New York Auto Show. April 15, 2004 • 2004 Detroit Auto Show: The North American International Auto Show has taken over Detroit from January 10-19. Car manufacturers use this annual event to showcase their dream or concept cars, in addition to promoting the latest models for sale. January 12, 2004 • Happiness in the Workplace: Ann Hoenigswald, senior conservator of art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., uses cotton swabs and a safe, mild solvent, to remove layers of varnish that had yellowed over time and clouded the true colors of the original painting. September 30, 2003 |
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